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

Eugene A. Carr

Brig. General U.S. Vols.

 

—Commanding 14th Division Thirteenth Army Corps —

 
Eugene A. Carr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. Eugene A. Carr Marker
Inscription.
Cadet U. S. Military Academy 1846

Bvt. 2nd Lt. Mtd. Rifles July 1 1850

Second Lieutenant June 30 1851

First Lieut. 1st Cav. March 3 1855

Captain June 11 1858

Trans. To 4th Cav. Aug, 3 1861

Colonel 3rd Ill. Cav. Aug, 16 1861

Brig, Gen. U.S. Vols. Mar. 7 1862

Bvt. Maj. Gen. Of Vols. Mar. 11 1865

Bvt. Maj. Gen. U. S. Army Mar. 13 1865

Hon. Mustered Out Jan. 15 1866

Major 5th Cavalry July 17 1862

Lieut. Col. 4th Cav. Jan. 7 1873

Trans. To 5th Cav. April 10 1873

Colonel 6th Cavalry Apr. 29 1879

Brig. Gen. U.S Army July 19 1892

 
Erected 1916 by the U.S. Government.
 
Location. 32° 20.496′ N, 90° 51.136′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Illinois 33D Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Illinois 99th Infantry. (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Battery A,
Eugene A. Carr bronze. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. Eugene A. Carr bronze.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin Eleventh Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Carr's Approach (about 300 feet away); U.S. 1st Battery, (about 400 feet away); Michael K. Fowler (about 400 feet away); U.S. Battery A, (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
More about this marker. The cost for the bronze was $575 and the sculptor is R. Hinton Perry.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
View north on Union Avenue from statue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
3. View north on Union Avenue from statue.
Brigadier General Eugene Asa Carr image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
4. Brigadier General Eugene Asa Carr
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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