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

Indiana 1st Battery Light Artillery

14th Division 13th Corps

 
 
Indiana 1st Battery Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. Indiana 1st Battery Light Artillery Marker
Inscription.
Captain Martin Klaus

Engaged: Port Gibson, May 1;
Champion's Hill, May 16; Big Black
River Bridge, May 17; Assault, May 22;
Siege, May 23-July 4. Casualties:
Killed 2, wounded 1, total 3.

 
Erected by the State of Indiana.
 
Location. 32° 20.566′ N, 90° 51.086′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Clay Street west of Old Highway 27, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located diagonally across from the main entrance to Vicksburg National Military Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3201 Clay Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S. 1st Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery; (within shouting distance of this marker); Indiana 8th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio Seventeenth Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio Ninety Sixth Infantry, (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. 17th Battery. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
Indiana 1st Battery Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. Indiana 1st Battery Light Artillery Marker
line); U.S. Carr's Approach (about 300 feet away); U.S. 1st Battery, (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named U.S. 1st Battery, (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
More about this marker. Although located on Park property, it is outside the part of the Park that requires an entrance fee.
 
Regarding Indiana 1st Battery Light Artillery. This unit was attached to Brigadier General Eugene A. Carr's 14th Division, Major General's John A. McClernand (relieved of command 19 June 1863) & Edward O.C. Ord's XIII Army Corps and was commanded by Captain Martin Klauss.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Monument can be seen on the right. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
3. Monument can be seen on the right.
 
 
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 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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