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

Mississippi 6th Infantry (Detachment)

Major J R Stevens

 

—Attached Smiths Division —

 
Mississippi 6th Infantry <small>(Detachment)</small> Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
1. Mississippi 6th Infantry (Detachment) Marker
Inscription.
Engaged Port Gibson May 1 (Regiment)
Champion's Hill May 16 (Regiment)
Defense May 18 - July 4

 
Erected by the State of Mississippi.
 
Location. 32° 22.235′ N, 90° 52.109′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue 0.2 miles from 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. C.S. Company A, (here, next to this marker); C.S. Company C, (a few steps from this marker); Mississippi 14th Light Art. Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Company B, (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Johnston's Company, (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tennessee River Batteries (about 400 feet away); 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.
 
Regarding Mississippi 6th Infantry (Detachment).
Mississippi 6th Infantry <small>(Detachment)</small> Marker looking east. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
2. Mississippi 6th Infantry (Detachment) Marker looking east.
Monument located 100 yards east of Fort Hill (Park Tour Stop 9). Also, a trench marker located on the north side of Confederate Avenue just east of Fort Hill. This unit was an unattached command in Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Maj. J. R. Stevens.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Mississippi 6th Infantry marker with trench line markers in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
3. Mississippi 6th Infantry marker with trench line markers in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 3, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 69 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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