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

C.S. Baldwin's Brigade;

Smith's Division; Army of Vicksburg.

 
 
<small>C.S.</small> Baldwin's Brigade; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
1. C.S. Baldwin's Brigade; Marker
Inscription.  
Brig. Gen. William E. Baldwin;
Col. Allen Thomas;
Col. Robert Richardson;
Brig. Gen. William E. Baldwin.

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17th Louisiana,
Col. Robert Richardson;
Lieut. Col. Madison Rogers;
Maj. W. A. Redditt;
Col. Robert Richardson.

31st Louisiana,
Col. C. H. Morrison;
Lieut. Col. S. H. Griffin;
Maj. James W. Draughon.

4th Mississippi,
Col. P. S. Layton;
Lieut. Col. T. N. Adaire;
Capt. Thomas P. Nelson.
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46th Mississippi, Col. C. W. Sears.
Tennessee Battery, Capt. Thomas F. Tobin.
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One regiment was engaged at Big Black River Ridge, May 17, 1863. Casualties: in the Battle of Port Gibson, May 1, killed 12, wounded 48, missing 27, total 87: in the engagement at Big Black River Bridge, May 17, not reported; and in the defense, killed 30, wounded 85, missing 6, total 121, Lieut. Col. Madison Rogers, Lieut. Col. S. H. Griffin, and one other officer killed. The aggregate reported casualties in the brigade during the campaign and defense were, killed 42, wounded 133, missing 33, total 208.
 
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The view west from the <small>C.S.</small> Baldwin's Brigade; Marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
2. The view west from the C.S. Baldwin's Brigade; Marker.
National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 22.3′ N, 90° 51.284′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Memorial is on Confederate Avenue, 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. C.S. Company D, (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi 4th Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S. Cuibor's (Missouri) Battery; (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named C.S. Company D, (about 400 feet away); Madison Rogers (about 500 feet away); 17th & 31st Louisiana Infantry (Baldwin’s Brigade) (about 600 feet away); S. H. Griffin (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named C.S. Company D, (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Also see . . .  Report of Brig. Gen. W. E. Baldwin, C. S. Army - Siege of Vicksburg. (Submitted on May 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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