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

C.S. Company C,

14th Mississippi Light Art. Battalion;

 

—Smith's Division; Army of Vicksburg. —

 
<small>C.S.</small> Company C, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
1. C.S. Company C, Marker
Inscription.
Lieut. F.W. Merrin
The company, under Capt. Jacob Culbertson, was 
engaged in the battle of Champion's Hill, May 16,
 attached to Loring's division. At the close of that 
battle one section, under Capt. Culbertson, moved 
to Crystal Springs with its division. The other
 section, under Lieut. F. W. Merrin, fell back with 
the army to Vicksburg and probably served two 
6-pounder guns on the line of Cumming's brigade 
in undetermined positions from the morning of
 May 19 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. 
Reported casualties in battalion during the defense, wounded 3.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 22.23′ N, 90° 52.115′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue 0.2 miles north of Connecting Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. 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. Mississippi 6th Infantry (Detachment) (a few steps from this marker); Mississippi 14th Light Art. Battalion
Marker is first one on left. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
2. Marker is first one on left.
(a few steps from this marker); C.S. Company A, (a few steps from this marker); C.S. Company B, (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Johnston's Company, (within shouting distance of this marker); Tennessee River Batteries (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Explore the Defenses (about 400 feet away); A Stronghold on the Bluffs (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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