Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Dabney H. Maury
Army of Vicksburg
January 20 April 18, 1863
Cadet, U.S. Military Academy 1842
Bvt. 2nd Lt. U.S. Army July 1, 1846
Second Lieutenant July 1, 1847
First Lieutenant Jan. 27, 1853
Capt. Cav. C. S. Army March 16, 1861
Lt. Col. 20-ST Miss. INF July 19, 1861
Colonel, C. S. Army March 7, 1862
Brigadier General March 12, 1862
Major General November 4, 1862
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is January 20, 1863.
Location. 32° 21.038′ N, 90° 51.135′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue, 0.6 miles south of Pemberton Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Landis' (Missouri) Battery; (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert B. Campbell (about 300 feet away); C.S. Miscellaneous; Army of Vicksburg. (about 300 feet away); Lieutenant General John C. PembertonC.S. River Batteries; Army of Vicksburg. (about 300 feet away); Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi, May 1. (about 400 feet away); Engagement at Raymond, Mississippi, May 12. (about 400 feet away); Engagement at Jackson, Mississippi, May 14. (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
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1. Dabney H. Maury.
Maj. Gen. Dabney H. Maury was a Confederate officer who oversaw the construction of Fort Blakeley and other Confederate defenses at the site. He served in the Mexican-American War and was posted in the New Mexico Territory at the outbreak of the Civil War, at which point he resigned his commission and joined the Confederate Army as a colonel. After the war, he founded the Southern Historical Society and published numerous works on southern history.(Submitted on March 2, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Dabney Herndon Maury.
He fought in the Western Theater, rising quickly in the ranks after the battles of Pea Ridge, Iuka, and Corinth in 1862. As commander of the District of the Gulf in the wars last two years, he became known for his tenacious defense of the port of Mobile, Alabama. After the war, however, he struggled with poverty. His 1894 memoir, Recollections of a Virginian in the Mexican, Indian, and Civil Wars, was marked by Maurys distinctively intelligent affability.(Submitted on March 2, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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