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

U.S. Yost's Independent Ohio Battery;

3D Div.; 17th Corps; Army of the Tennessee.

 
 
<small>U.S.</small> Yost's Independent Ohio Battery; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. U.S. Yost's Independent Ohio Battery; Marker
Inscription.
Capt. T.D. Yost.
The battery was Company F. 32D Regiment Ohio
 Volunteer Infantry, prior to the Battle of Champion's 
Hill, May 16. Two 12-pounder guns and four 3-inch 
rifles captured in that battle were turned over
 to it. Two sections served two 12-pounder guns and
 two 3-inch rifles in this position from about May 
25 to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863, except that 
about June 29, the two 12-pounder guns were moved
 to and served in an advanced battery near the
 Jackson Road.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 21.213′ N, 90° 50.458′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Union Avenue 0.2 miles west 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. 3rd Div. 17th Corps Army of the Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); Overwhelming Firepower (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. 3D Battery,
View from marker towards the Michigan Monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. View from marker towards the Michigan Monument.
(about 400 feet away); U.S. Battery L. (about 700 feet away); U.S. 6th Battery, (approx. 0.2 miles away); John B Sanborn (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Surrender Interview Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); The End In Sight (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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