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

U.S. 3D Battery,

Ohio Light Artillery;

 

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

 
<small>U.S.</small> 3D Battery, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. U.S. 3D Battery, Marker
Inscription.
Capt. William S. Williams.
The battery served two 6-pounder guns and four James rifles in this position from about May 25 to June 6, when one of the 6-pounder guns was moved to an advanced battery on right of Jackson Road. The other pieces were served in this position to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863. The battery fired 3521 rounds of ammunition during the siege.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 21.282′ N, 90° 50.451′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue 0.3 miles east of Pemberton Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at Tour Stop #1, Battery De Golyer. 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. Overwhelming Firepower (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. 3rd Div. 17th Corps Army of the Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Battery L. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Yost's Independent Ohio Battery;
View past marker towards former park museum & headquarters (ca. 1937) on right in distance. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. View past marker towards former park museum & headquarters (ca. 1937) on right in distance.
(about 400 feet away); U.S. 6th Battery, (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Surrender Interview Site (approx. 0.3 miles away); The End In Sight (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. Logan's Approach (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 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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