Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Remember the Sacriﬁces
During the early 1900s, veterans came back to Vicksburg to mark where they had fought. Red plaques show Confederate defenses. Blue plaques show Union siege works and lines of attack. This War Department effort made Vicksburg one of the best-marked battlefields in the world.
Please honor the Vicksburg Campaign's 100,000 veterans.
Visit this national military park with reverence.
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Location. 32° 20.818′ N, 90° 50.759′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue 0.4 miles north of Clay Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. John B · Sanborn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ohio Eighty Third Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); Stephen G. Burbridge (approx. ¼ mile away); Chicago Mercantile Battery. (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wisconsin Twenty-Third Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Artillery, The King of Battle (approx. 0.3 miles away); Vicksburg is the Key (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle for Vicksburg (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Regarding Remember the Sacrifices. There are some 1,300 monuments, plaques and tablets in the park.
Also see . . . Remembering the Battle of Vicksburg 150 Years Later. (Submitted on November 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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 68 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.