Grand Gulf in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Confederate Riﬂe Pits
—Battle of Grand Gulf —
bardment of Grand Gulf these
rifle pits and the "covered
way" which linked Fort Wade
and Fort Cobun were held by the
3rd Missouri (Confederate).
Erected by the Grand Gulf Military Monument Commission.
Location. 32° 1.931′ N, 91° 3.138′ W. Marker is in Grand Gulf, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker can be reached from Grand Gulf Road. Touch for map. Located at the Grand Gulf Military Park (Fee charged) at Fort Wade behind the ammunition magazine. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12006 Grand Gulf Road, Port Gibson MS 39150, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Wade Ammunition Magazine (a few steps from this marker); Fort Wade (within shouting distance of this marker); This XIII-inch Mortar (within shouting distance of this marker); Victories and Defeats - The Cost of War (within shouting distance of this marker); First Grand Gulf Naval Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); The Spanish House (within shouting Second Grand Gulf Naval Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); On to Vicksburg (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Gulf.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.