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

Matthew D. Ector

 
 
Matthew D. Ector Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. Matthew D. Ector Marker
Inscription.
Brig. General C.S. Army
Commanding Brigade
Walker's Division
Johnston's Army
_______
Adjt. 3rd Texas Cav. Aug. 12, 1861
Birg Gen. C.S. Army Aug. 23, 1862

 
Erected by the U.S. Government.
 
Location. 32° 20.724′ N, 90° 51.352′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Melborn Place and Clay Street, on the right when traveling south on Melborn Place. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Melborn Place, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Gregg (a few steps from this marker); Anshe Chesed Congregation (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S. Company B,
Matthew D. Ector bronze statue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. Matthew D. Ector bronze statue.
(about 500 feet away); Temple Anshe Chesed Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Mississippi (about 800 feet away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Texas (approx. 0.2 miles away); Boomer's Brigade: Assault, May 22, 1863. (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
More about this marker. The cost of the bronze statue was $650 and the sculptor was Anton Schaaf.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia on Mathew Ector in the Civil War. (Submitted on November 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
View of statue area with this one in foreground. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
3. View of statue area with this one in foreground.
Matthew Duncan Ector image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
4. Matthew Duncan Ector
Matthew Duncan Ector (February 28, 1822 – October 29, 1879) was an American legislator, Texas jurist, and a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 22, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   4. submitted on November 23, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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