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.
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. Third Louisiana Redan, On Left of Jackson Road. (within shouting distance of this marker); Affair of the Crater; June 25-26, 1863. (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Alabama Battery; U.S. Logan's Approach. (within shouting distance of this marker); Blasting Their Way (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); The End In Sight (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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