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

U.S. 4th Battery,

Ohio Light Artillery;

 

—1st Div.; 15th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —

 
<small>U.S.</small> 4th Battery, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. U.S. 4th Battery, Marker
Inscription.
Capt. Louis Hoffmann;
Lieut. George Froelich.
The first section of the battery, under Lieut.
George Froehlich, served two 12-pounder howitzers
in this position from June 19 to the end of the
seige, July 4, 1863.

 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 22.416′ N, 90° 50.82′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Union Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ohio 4th Battery, (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Missouri (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thayer's Approach. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thayer’s Approach (approx. 0.2 miles away); U S Missouri 11th Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); Minnesota 5th Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Ohio Ninety Fifth Regiment (approx. 0.4 miles away); Iowa 2nd Battery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
<small>U.S.</small> 4th Battery, marker next to howitzer. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. U.S. 4th Battery, marker next to howitzer.
 
 
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 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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