Near Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Louisiana Eighth Battalion
—Major F.N. Ogden —
Captain P. Grandpre
Captain R.C. Barrow
Captain Toby Hart
Captain T.N. McCrory
Served guns in the city
on the river-front line
March 29-July 4 1863
Location. 32° 19.173′ N, 90° 53.827′ 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); C.S. Marks' Company, 22D Louisiana; (a few steps from this marker); Louisiana 22nd Infantry (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. 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 . . . The Civil War Album - Photos of Louisiana Circle. (Submitted on July 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 70 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.