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

C.S. Johnston's Company,

Tennessee Heavy Artillery;

 

—River Batteries; Army of Vicksburg. —

 
<small>C.S
.</small> Johnston's Company,
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By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
1. C.S
. Johnston's Company,
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Inscription.
Capt. T. N. Johnston.
A detachment of the company served one 3-inch rifle in this position, Fort Hill, from May 19 to the end of defense, July 4, 1863.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 22.215′ N, 90° 52.159′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Confederate Avenue 0.1 miles east of Connecting Avenue. Touch for map. Located at Fort Hill Tour Stop # 9. Marker is at or near this postal address: Confederate Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. C.S. Company B, (a few steps from this marker); Tennessee River Batteries (within shouting distance of this marker); Explore the Defenses (within shouting distance of this marker); A Stronghold on the Bluffs (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi 14th Light Art. Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Campaign, Siege and Defense of Vicksburg, 1863. (within shouting
Marker and 3-inch rifle atop Fort Hill. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
2. Marker and 3-inch rifle atop Fort Hill.
distance of this marker); C.S. Company C, (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi 6th Infantry (Detachment) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. National Park Service Tour Stop 9. (Submitted on November 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia article on the 3-inch rifle. (Submitted on November 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View from Fort Hill overlooking the Yazoo River and tributaries. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
3. View from Fort Hill overlooking the Yazoo River and tributaries.
 
 
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 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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