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

U ☆ S Battery E

2D U.S. Artillery

 
 
U ☆ S Battery E Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. U ☆ S Battery E Marker
Inscription.
Lieut. Samuel N. Benjamin
9th Corps Army of the Tennessee
Served with the corps on the exterior
line near Milldale and at Oak Ridge
from June 17 to the end of the siege
July 4 1863

 
Erected by the U.S. Government.
 
Location. 32° 22.517′ N, 90° 49.898′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Grant Avenue 0.2 miles south of Grant Circle, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Grant Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Illinois 29th Infantry. [Detachment.] (within shouting distance of this marker); Rhode Island 7th Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); U S Missouri (about 400 feet away); Joining Up for Freedom (about 700 feet away); 1st and 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiments (USA) (about 700 feet away); Massachusetts Tribute to the 29th, 35th and 36th Regiments Volunteer Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grantís Headquarters
Samuel Nicoll Benjamin, recipient of the Medal of Honor. image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
2. Samuel Nicoll Benjamin, recipient of the Medal of Honor.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); U S Headquarters 16th Corps (Detachment) (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
U ☆ S Battery E Marker along Grant Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
3. U ☆ S Battery E Marker along Grant Avenue.
 
 
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 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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