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

U.S. Logan's Approach.

 
 
<small>U.S. </small> Logan's Approach. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. U.S. Logan's Approach. Marker
Inscription. End of Loganís approach to the 
Confederate Third Louisiana redan; carried 
to this point, June 22, and a gallery 
for a mine begun next day. The 
gallery carried 40 feet to the front 
and a mine at its head, charged with 
2200 pounds of powder, fired about 3:30 
p m., June 25. Another gallery was 
started from a covered gallery constructed in crater made by the explosion, and the mine at its head fired 
the afternoon of July 1.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 21.525′ N, 90° 50.645′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Old Jackson Road 0.2 miles west of Union Avenue. Touch for map. Located at the foot of the Third Louisiana Redan, Tour Stop 3. Marker is in this post office area: Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Affair of the Crater; June 25-26, 1863. (a few steps from this marker); C.S. Alabama Battery; (a few steps from this marker); Blasting Their Way (a few steps from this marker); Third Louisiana Redan, On Left of Jackson Road. (within shouting distance of this marker); John E. Smith's Brigade; Assault, May 22, 1863. (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mine Explosion (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; (within shouting distance of this marker); The End In Sight (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
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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 65 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on November 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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