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Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

C.S. Company A,

14th Mississippi Battalion Light Art. Battalion;

 

— Smith's Division; Army of Vicksburg. —

 
<small>C.S.</small> Company A, Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
1. C.S. Company A, Marker
Inscription.  
Capt. C.B. Vance.

The company served two 6-pounder guns and two 12-pounder howitzers in this position from the morning of May 19 to about May 26, 1863, when the pieces were moved to other positions. Reported casualties in battalion during the defense, wounded 3.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 19, 1863.
 
Location. 32° 22.252′ N, 90° 51.963′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Memorial is on Confederate Avenue, 0.3 miles east of Fort Hill Drive, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Confederate Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named C.S. Company A, (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mississippi 6th Infantry (Detachment) (about 800 feet away); C.S. Company C, (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mississippi 14th Light Art. Battalion
<small>C.S.</small> Company A, Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
2. C.S. Company A, Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Tennessee Smith's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); C.S. Company B, (approx. 0.2 miles away); C.S. Johnston's Company, (approx. 0.2 miles away); C S Missouri Sixth Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding C.S. Company A,. This unit was attached to Major General Martin Luther Smith's Division, Lt. General John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Major M.S. Ward.
 
Additional keywords. C.S. Company A,
 
<small>C.S.</small> Company A, Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
3. C.S. Company A, Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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