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

U.S. Battery E,

1st Illinois Light Artillery;

 

3D Div.; 15th Corps: Army of the Tennessee.

 
<small>U.S. </small> Battery E, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. U.S. Battery E, Marker
Inscription.
Lieut. John A. Fitch;
Capt. Allen C. Waterhouse.

A detachment of the battery served one 30-pounder Parrott rifle in this position, Battery Jenny, from about June 5 to June 22, 1863, when the battery moved with the 1st and 3D Brigades of its division to Bear Creek, on the exterior line.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 22.245′ N, 90° 50.495′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Union Avenue. Touch for map. Located at tour stop #5, Stockade Redan Attack. 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. "This is Murder!" (a few steps from this marker); Dash of Courage (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio Thirtieth Infantry; (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio Thirty Seventh Infantry; (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Ewing's Approach. (within shouting distance of this marker); Buckland's Brigade; Assaults, May 19 and May 22, 1863.
<small>U.S. </small> Battery E, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. U.S. Battery E, Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ohio Ninety Fifth Regiment (about 300 feet away); Iowa 2nd Battery (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker can be seen in far background, under the tree. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
3. Marker can be seen in far background, under the tree.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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