Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Mississippi 1st Light Artillery
Engaged: Champion Hill's, May 16
Defense. May 18-July 4
Erected by the State of Mississippi.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 16.
Location. 32° 22.329′ N, 90° 51.444′ 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, (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named C.S. Company D, (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named C.S. Company D, (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mississippi 46th Infantry (about 500 feet away); Mississippi 4th Infantry (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named C.S. Company D, C.S. Lynch's Company. (about 700 feet away);
Regarding Mississippi 1st Light Artillery. Attached to Brigadier General John C. Moore's 2d Brigade, of Major General John H. Forney's Division, Lt. General John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Colonel William T. Withers.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.