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

U.S. Missouri

Gustavus Lightfoot

 
 
U.S. Missouri, Major Gustavus Lightfoot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. U.S. Missouri, Major Gustavus Lightfoot Marker
Inscription.
Major 12th Infantry
Killed May 22 1863
Given by E.P. Reichhelm
Sergt Major
3rd Infantry
Capt. USCI

 
Erected 1914 by E.P. Reichhelm.
 
Location. 32° 22.453′ N, 90° 50.989′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue 0.8 miles west of Grant Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located at Thayer's Approach, Tour Stop # 6. 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. Thayer's Approach. (a few steps from this marker); Thayers Approach (a few steps from this marker); Ohio 4th Battery, (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. 4th Battery, (approx. 0.2 miles away); U S Missouri 11th Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away); Minnesota 5th Infantry (approx. half a mile away); Ohio Ninety Fifth Regiment (approx. half a mile away); Iowa 2nd Battery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
More about this marker. The sculptor was H.H. Kitson.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
U.S. Missouri Major Gustavus Lightfoot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. U.S. Missouri Major Gustavus Lightfoot Marker
View of marker and Thayer's Approach tunnel. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
3. View of marker and Thayer's Approach tunnel.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 17, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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