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Near Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

C.S. Marks’ Company, 22D Louisiana;

River Batteries; Army of Vicksburg.

 
 
C.S. Marks' Company, 22D Louisiana; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 27, 2017
1. C.S. Marks' Company, 22D Louisiana; Marker
Inscription.
C.S.
Marks' Company, 22D Louisiana;
River Batteries; Army of Vicksburg.
Capt. Washington Marks.

A detachment of the company, under Lieut.
Samuel Barnes, served one 10-inch Columbiad in
this position from about May 26 to the end of
the defense, July 4, 1963.

 
Location. 32° 19.17′ N, 90° 53.821′ W. Marker is near Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Louisiana Circle west of Washington Street (Business U.S. 61), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Louisiana Circle is a detached park of the Vicksburg National Military Park and is subject to closing by the Park Service. Marker is at or near this postal address: Louisiana Circle, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "The Widow Blakely" (here, next to this marker); Louisiana 22nd Infantry (here, next to this marker); Louisiana Eighth Battalion (a few steps from this marker); Running the Gauntlet (within shouting distance of this marker); Gibraltar of the Confederacy (approx. half a mile away); U.S. Battery Benton.
Marker can be seen to right of cannon on the hill. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 27, 2017
2. Marker can be seen to right of cannon on the hill.
(approx. half a mile away); Vicksburg Siege (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mississippi (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Siege of Vicksburg. (Submitted on July 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View of cannon pointed downriver on the Mississippi at Louisiana Circle. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, June 27, 2017
3. View of cannon pointed downriver on the Mississippi at Louisiana Circle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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