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

Capt. Louis Guion

 
 
Capt. Louis Guion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
1. Capt. Louis Guion Marker
Sculptor was T.A.R. Kitson and the cost of the bronze was $270, $280 for the pedestal.
Inscription.  
26th LA. Infantry
Actg. Inspector General
Shoup's Brigade

 
Erected 1920 by daughter Mary Guion Boatner.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 22.264′ N, 90° 50.963′ 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. Louisiana 26th Infantry (a few steps from this marker); C S Missouri Third Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Small Work on Left of Shoup's Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iowa 26th Infantry (about 500 feet away); U S Missouri 12th Infantry (about 500 feet away); Watching the Approach (about 500 feet away); 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.
 
Capt. Louis Guion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
2. Capt. Louis Guion Marker
Marker on right notes the Confederate line of the 26th Louisiana Infantry.
 
 
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 85 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 23, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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