Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
U.S. 11th Battery,
Ohio Light Artillery;
—7th Div.; 17th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
Lieut. Fletcher E. Armstrong;
Capt. Frank C. Sands.
The battery served two 6-pounder guns, two 12-pounder howitzers and two James rifles on the investment line from May 19 to May 26, when it went with the first brigade of its division on the expedition to Mechanicsburg. It did not return to the investment line but was temporarily assigned to Kimball's Division, 16th Corps, June 6, and served in the vicinity of Haynes' Bluff to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863.
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Location. 32° 21.534′ N, 90° 50.353′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Union Avenue 0.6 miles north of Pemberton Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. Battery G, (here, next to this marker); U.S. Logan's Approach (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wexford Lodge (Shirley House) (about Manning F. Force Monument (about 600 feet away); Standing Guard at Jackson Road (about 600 feet away); U.S. Battery L. (approx. ¼ mile away); The Mine Explosion (approx. ¼ mile away); John E. Smith's Brigade; Assault, May 22, 1863. (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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