Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
John C Pemberton
Commanding Department of
Miss. and East Lousiana
Cadet U.S. Military Academy 1833
2nd Lt. 4th Art. July First 1837
First Lt. Mar. Nineteenth 1842
Captain September Sixteenth 1850
Resigned April Twenty-Fourth 1861
Brig. Gen. C.S. Army June 19, 1861
Major General February 13, 1862
To Rank From Jan. Fourteenth 1862
Lt. General Oct. Thirteenth 1862
To Rank From October Tenth 1862
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is October 10, 1862.
Location. 32° 21.103′ N, 90° 51.131′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Memorial is at the intersection of Confederate Avenue and Pemberton Circle, on the right when traveling south on Confederate Avenue. 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. Engagement at Big Black River Bridge, Mississippi, May 17. (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Champion's Hill, Mississippi, May 16. (a few steps from this marker); Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 19.Engagement at Jackson, Mississippi, May 14. (a few steps from this marker); Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 22. (a few steps from this marker); Engagement at Raymond, Mississippi, May 12. (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi, May 1. (a few steps from this marker); Siege Operations, May 23-July 4. (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Also see . . . Vicksburg National Military Park. National Park Service (Submitted on September 10, 2015.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 342 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. 4, 5. submitted on March 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.