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

U.S. Battery F,

2D Missouri Light Artillery;

 

1st Div.; 15th Corps; Army of the Tennessee.

 
<small>U.S.</small> Battery F, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. U.S. Battery F, Marker
Inscription.
Capt. Clemens Landgraeber.
The battery served two 12-pounder howitzers and four James rifles in a battery, not in the park and about 15 yards West of this tablet, from May 19 to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863. Aggregate reported casualties in battery during the campaign and siege: killed 1, wounded 1, total 2.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 22.561′ N, 90° 51.923′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. 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. U.S. 8th Battery, (within shouting distance of this marker); The USS Cairo (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Skylights (about 400 feet away); U.S.S. Cairo Engine and Boilers (about 400 feet away); Full Steam Ahead! (about 400 feet away); Navy to the Rescue (about 400 feet away); A Crew of Immigrants (about 400 feet away); U.S.S. Cairo (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding U.S. Battery F,.
View of marker looking west towards the Yazoo River, with the USS Cairo exhibit just below. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. View of marker looking west towards the Yazoo River, with the USS Cairo exhibit just below.
This unit was attached to Major General Frederick Steele's and Brigadier General John M. Thayer's 1st Division, of Major General's William T. Sherman's and Frederick Steele's XV Army Corps, and commanded by Captain Clemens Landgraeber.
 
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 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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