Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
William T. Rigby
24th Iowa Vols
Captain Oct 2 1863
Erected 1928 by his friends.
Location. 32° 20.105′ N, 90° 51.603′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located just north of Tour Stop # 15. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Indiana Company C, 1st Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Iowa 28th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Iowa 24th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); James·R·Slack· (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. 2D Battery, (about 600 feet away); Wisconsin Twenty-Ninth Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brig. Gen. Edward D. Tracy (approx. ¼ mile away); Isham Warren Garrott (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Regarding William T. Rigby. He was the first resident commissioner of Vicksburg National Military Park. The bronze bust was sculpted by H.H. Kitson.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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