Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
C S Missouri Sixth Infantry
May 19, 1863
Casualties not separately reported
Erected by the State of Missouri.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 31.
Location. 32° 22.28′ N, 90° 51.764′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Memorial is on Confederate Avenue, 0.4 miles east of Fort Hill Road, 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. Mississippi 14th Light Art. Battalion. (a few steps from this marker); Tennessee Smith's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); John Adams (within shouting distance of this marker); Randal W. MacGavock (within shouting distance of this marker); Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Company B, (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S. Lynch's Company.C.S. Company A, (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Regarding C S Missouri Sixth Infantry. This unit was attached to Col. Francis M. Cockrell's 1st Brigade, of Brig. Gen. John S. Bowen's Division, Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Col. Eugene Erwin (killed in action 25 June 1863) and Maj. S. Cooper. Col. Erwin was Henry Clay's grandson.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.