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

C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery;

Maury's-Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.

 
 
<small>C.S.</small> Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; Marker
Inscription.
Capt. William N. Hogg;
Lieut. Christopher C. Scott;
Lieut. Robert N. Cotten.

A detachment of the battery, under Lieut. Christopher C. Scott served one 3-inch rifle in this position, Third Louisiana Redan, from May 18 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. Casualties in battery during the defense: killed 4, wounded 5. Total 9, Capt. William n. Hogg and Lieut. Robert S. Walker killed: Lieut. Christopher C. Scott wounded on duty in this position, June 25.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 21.511′ N, 90° 50.668′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Old Jackson Road 0.2 miles west of Union Avenue. Touch for map. Located on top 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. Pembroke S· Senteny (a few steps from this marker); Eugene Erwin (a few steps from this marker); C S Missouri (a few steps from this marker); Third Louisiana Redan, On Left of Jackson Road. (within shouting
Marker on right looking east towards Union Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. Marker on right looking east towards Union Avenue.
distance of this marker); Melancthon Smith (within shouting distance of this marker); Affair of the Crater; June 25-26, 1863. (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Logan's Approach. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery;. At the Battle of Chickasaw Bayou, this unit was attached to Brigadier General Louis Hèbert’s Brigade of Major General Dabney H. Maury’s Division, Major General's. Martin Luther Smith’s (until 30 Dec 1862) and Carter L. Steven’s 2d Military District in Lt. General. John C. Pemberton’s Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana, and commanded by Captain William M. Hogg.

The regiment was later assigned to Brigadier General Louis Hèbert’s Brigade of Major Geeral John H. Forney’s Division, Lt. General John C. Pemberton’s Army of Vicksburg and was commanded by Captain William M. Hogg, Lieutenant Christopher C. Scott and Lieutenant Robert
View of marker (on left) atop the Third Louisiana Redan. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
3. View of marker (on left) atop the Third Louisiana Redan.
N. Cotten.

The 5th Arkansas Field Battery was originally referred to as the Appeal Artillery or the Memphis Appeal Battery.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 87 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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