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

C.S. Alabama Battery

Stevenson's Division; Army of Vicksburg.

 
 
<small>C.S.</small> Alabama Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. C.S. Alabama Battery Marker
Inscription.
Capt. J.F. Waddell.

A detachment of the battery, under Lieut. R. H. Bellamy, served one 6-pounder gun in this position, Railroad Redoubt, from May 18 to a little before 10 o'clock the forenoon of May 22, 1863, when its ammunition was exploded by the fire of the Union batteries. Lieut. R. H Bellamy and three enlisted men of the detachment were severely wounded by the explosion the gun was not afterwards served in this redoubt during the defense.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 20.543′ N, 90° 51.355′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Confederate Avenue 0.2 miles west of Union Avenue. 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. Illinois. 77th Infantry. (here, next to this marker); Iowa 21st Infantry (here, next to this marker); Landram's Brigade; Assault, May 22, 1863. (here, next to this marker); The Railroad Redoubt. (here, next to this marker); Lawler's Brigade; Assault, May 22, 1863.
<small>C.S.</small> Alabama Battery Marker atop Railroad Redoubt. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. C.S. Alabama Battery Marker atop Railroad Redoubt.
(here, next to this marker); Iowa (a few steps from this marker); Illinois. (a few steps from this marker); C.S. Hudson's (Mississippi) Battery; (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker is in far distance between the two guns. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
3. Marker is in far distance between the two guns.
 
 
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 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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