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

C.S. Vaiden (Mississippi) Battery;

River Batteries: Army of Vicksburg.

 
 
<small>C.S.</small> Vaiden (Mississippi) Battery; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. C.S. Vaiden (Mississippi) Battery; Marker
Inscription.
Capt. S.C. Bains.

A detachment of the battery, under Lieut. E.L. Wood, served one 12-pounder howitzer in this position from May 23 to the end of the defense July 4, 1863.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 20.467′ 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. Small Work on Line of Lee's Brigade. (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 (about 800 feet 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
 
<small>C.S.</small> Vaiden (Mississippi) Battery; marker and howitzer. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. C.S. Vaiden (Mississippi) Battery; marker and howitzer.
Marker is on far left near the howitzer. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
3. Marker is on far left near the howitzer.
 
 
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 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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