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

U.S. 1st Battery,

Indiana Light Artillery;

 

14th Div.; 13th Corps; Army of the Tennessee.

 
<small>U.S.</small> 1st Battery, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. U.S. 1st Battery, Marker
Inscription.
Capt. Martin Klauss.
One section served two 6-pounder guns in this position from about June 20 to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863. Their fire was especially directed against a bridge across the railroad cut in rear of the Confederate line of defense.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 20.559′ N, 90° 51.149′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Confederate Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Carr's Approach (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Battery A, (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. 1st Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery; (about 300 feet away); Indiana 1st Battery Light Artillery (about 300 feet away); Indiana 8th Infantry (about 300 feet away); Illinois 99th Infantry. (about 300 feet away); Illinois 33D Infantry (about 300 feet away); Eugene A. Carr (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
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<small>U.S.</small> 1st Battery, Marker in distance next to cannon. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. U.S. 1st Battery, Marker in distance next to cannon.
<small>U.S.</small> 1st Battery, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
3. U.S. 1st Battery, Marker
 
 
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 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 3, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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