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

U S Headquarters 16th Corps (Detachment)

Army of the Tennessee

 
 
U S Headquarters 16th Corps (Detachment) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. U S Headquarters 16th Corps (Detachment) Marker
Inscription.
Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn
In the vicinity of Haynes' Bluff
from June 8 to July 4 1863

 
Erected by the U.S. Government.
 
Location. 32° 22.645′ N, 90° 50.021′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Grant Circle north of Grant Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Grant Circle, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grant’s Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); Massachusetts Tribute to the 29th, 35th and 36th Regiments Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Champion's Hill, Mississippi, May 16. (within shouting distance of this marker); Ulysses S. Grant (within shouting distance of this marker); Engagement at Jackson, Mississippi, May 14. (within shouting distance of this marker); Engagement at Raymond, Mississippi, May 12. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi, May 1. (about 300 feet away); U.S. Detached for Service on Gunboats; (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View of marker looking west. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. View of marker looking west.
Marker is just to left of the path to the Pennsylvania Monument (background). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
3. Marker is just to left of the path to the Pennsylvania Monument (background).
Union Major General Cadwallader Colden Washburn image. Click for full size.
By Public domain (PD)
4. Union Major General Cadwallader Colden Washburn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 14, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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