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

Frederick E. Prime

 
 
Frederick E. Prime Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. Frederick E. Prime Marker
Inscription.
Captain U.S. Engineers
Chief Engineer
Army of the Tennessee
March 29 — June 27, 1863

 
Erected 1976 by the U.S. Government.
 
Location. 32° 22.567′ N, 90° 49.969′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Grant Avenue 0.6 miles north of Union Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Grant Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U S Missouri (a few steps from this marker); Rhode Island 7th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Illinois 29th Infantry. [Detachment.] (within shouting distance of this marker); Massachusetts Tribute to the 29th, 35th and 36th Regiments Volunteer Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Siege Operations, May 23-July 4. (about 400 feet away); Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 22. (about 400 feet away); Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 19. (about 500 feet away); U ☆ S Battery E (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
More about this marker. The
Frederick E. Prime Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. Frederick E. Prime Marker
original bronze, costing $400, was erected in January 1911, and was stolen in 1971. The original sculptor was T.A.R. Kitson and this replacement was done by Gary Predit.
 
Also see . . .  Grantís Chief Engineer Left Mark on Corinth (includes partial bio). (pdf). (Submitted on November 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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