Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Louisiana 26th Infantry
Lieut. Col. William C. Crow
Casualties during the defense
May 18 - July 4; killed 28, wounded
44, total 72; Major W.W. Martin, Capt.
Felix G. Winder, Lieut. Numa Arrieux
and Lieut. P.N. Ternier killed
Erected by State of Louisiana.
Location. 32° 22.27′ N, 90° 50.97′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Memorial is on Confederate Avenue 0.3 miles west of Old Graveyard Road, on the right when traveling west. 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. Capt. Louis Guion (a few steps from this marker); C S Missouri Third Battery (a few steps from this marker); Small Work on Left of Shoup's Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iowa 26th Infantry (about 400 feet away); U S Missouri 12th Infantry (about 400 feet away); Watching the Approach (about U.S. Thayer's Approach. (about 500 feet away); William W. Martin (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Regarding Louisiana 26th Infantry. At the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, this unit was attached to Colonel Allen Thomas' Provisional Brigade, of Brigadier General Stephen D. Lee's Provisional Division. During the Greenville Expedition, the regiment was assigned to Brigadier General Stephen D. Lee's Reinforced Brigade, of Lt. Genereal John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana.
Afterwards, the unit was attached to Brigadier General Francis A. Shoup's 3d Brigade, of Major General Martin Luther Smith's Division, Lt. General John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Colonel Winchester Hall (wounded 19 May 1863) and Lt. Colonel William C. Crow.
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.