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

Tennessee River Batteries

 
 
Tennessee River Batteries Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
1. Tennessee River Batteries Marker
Inscription.
First Heavy Artillery
Col. A. Jackson, Jr.
Company A
Capt. Pault T. Dismukes
Company B
Capt. William P. Parks
Company C
Captain H.T. Norman
Company D
Lieut. G.W. Miller
Lieut. D.M. Upton

Heavy Atillery
Johnston's Company
Capt. T.N. Johnston
Lynch's Company
Captain J.P. Lynch
Casualties: Killed and wounded
about 30; Major F.W. Hoadley killed

 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 22.197′ N, 90° 52.169′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Confederate Avenue east of Connecting Avenue. Touch for map. Located in the Fort Hill parking lot. 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. Explore the Defenses (here, next to this marker); A Stronghold on the Bluffs (a few steps from this marker); Campaign, Siege and Defense of Vicksburg, 1863. (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Johnston's Company,
Marker in corner of parking lot with the Yazoo River in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
2. Marker in corner of parking lot with the Yazoo River in background.
(within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Company B, (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi 14th Light Art. Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S. Company C, (about 300 feet away); Mississippi 6th Infantry (Detachment) (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker can be seen at the foot of the Fort Hill gun emplacements above. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
3. Marker can be seen at the foot of the Fort Hill gun emplacements above.
 
 
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 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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