Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
John B · Sanborn
Commanding 7th Division
April, 13 - May 2, 1863
Commanding 1st · Brigade
7th Division 17th Corps
May - July 4, 1863
Col · 4th Minn · Inf · Jan · 1, 1862
Brig Gen · US Vols · Aug · 4, 1863
Bvt · Maj · Gen · of Vols · Feb · 19, 1865
Erected 1914 by the U.S. Government.
Location. 32° 20.999′ N, 90° 50.695′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue 0.6 miles north of Clay Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located across from the Minnesota State Memorial. 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. Remember the Sacrifices (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S. 6th Battery, (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. Yost's Independent Ohio Battery; (approx. 0.3 miles away); U.S. 3rd Div. 17th Corps Army of the Tennessee (approx. 0.4 miles away); Overwhelming Firepower (approx. 0.4 miles away); U.S. 3D Battery, John C Pemberton (approx. 0.4 miles away); U.S. Battery L. (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
More about this marker. Cost of bronze statue was $615 and the sculptor was T.A.R. Kitson.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on John B. Sanborn. (Submitted on November 22, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.