Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Isaac F. Quinby
May 17 June 2, 1863
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 17, 1863.
Location. 32° 21.117′ N, 90° 50.618′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue, Ύ mile north of Clay Street, on the right when traveling north. 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. George B. Boomer (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 93rd Infantry (about 500 feet away); Minnesota 4th Infantry (about 800 feet away); John B · Sanborn (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. 6th Battery, (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. Yost's Independent Ohio Battery; (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jesse I. Alexander (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. 3rd Div. 17th Corps Army of the Tennessee (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Also see . . . Isaac Ferdinand Quinby
He attended the United States Military Academy at West Point and graduated in 1843, ranking 6 out of 39 classmates. When the Civil War began in 1861, Quinby was appointed colonel of the 13th New York Volunteer Infantry. He led his regiment into action at the First Battle of Bull Run in 1861. In August that year he resigned from the army but on March 17, 1862 was appointed brigadier general of volunteers. Quinby led his division during the May 22 assaults on Vicksburg.(Submitted on March 4, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 4, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 86 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 4, 2022, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.