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

Small Work on Line of Lee's Brigade.

Confederate Position Tablet.

 
 
Small Work on Line of Lee's Brigade. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. Small Work on Line of Lee's Brigade. Marker
Inscription. This work was held by the right of the 30th Alabama, under command of Col. Charles M. Shelley, with the 31st Alabama on its right. No direct assault was made on it, but the fire from this work materially assisted in repulsing the assaults, May 22, 1863 on the lines to its right and left. During the defense, Brig. Gen. S. D. Lee. commanding brigade, made his headquarters, in the daytime, at this work. The casualties in the 30th Alabama during the defense cannot be accurately stated.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 20.464′ N, 90° 51.505′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue, on the left when traveling south. 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. C.S. Vaiden (Mississippi) Battery; (here, next to this marker); C.S. Company E, (a few steps from this marker); C S Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Stephen Dill Lee (within shouting distance of this marker); Briefly Breaching the Line (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Texas Johnston's Army (approx. 0.2 miles away); C.S. Waul's Texas Legion; Army of Vicksburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Texas Waul's Legion (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Confederate General Stephen D. Lee image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
2. Confederate General Stephen D. Lee
Marker can be seen in the middle background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
3. Marker can be seen in the middle background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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