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

C.S. Company A,

14th Mississippi Light Art. Battalion;

 

—Smith's Division; Army of Vicksburg. —

 
C.S. Company A, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
1. C.S. Company A, Marker
Inscription. The first section of the company, under Lieuts. T.H. Cunningham and B.T. Mathews, served two 12-pounder howitzers in this position from about June 15 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 22.116′ N, 90° 52.229′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Fort Hill Road and Connecting Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Fort Hill Road. Touch for map. Located just within the Fort Hill gate of the park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 850 Fort Hill Road, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. C.S. Johnston's Company (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Campaign, Siege and Defense of Vicksburg, 1863. (about 500 feet away); A Stronghold on the Bluffs (about 500 feet away); Explore the Defenses (about 600 feet away); Tennessee River Batteries (about 600 feet away); C.S. Johnston's Company, (about 700 feet
View of marker overlooking the Yazoo River below. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
2. View of marker overlooking the Yazoo River below.
away); C.S. Company B, (about 700 feet away); Mississippi 14th Light Art. Battalion (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View of marker looking north towards Fort Hill. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
3. View of marker looking north towards Fort Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 31, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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