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

Illinois Battery H,

1st Light Artillery.

 
 
Illinois Battery H, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
1. Illinois Battery H, Marker
Inscription.
Capt. Levi W. Hart
2D Div., 15th Corps.

Casualties:
Skirmishes, May 18, 20 and 21, 1863,
killed 1.

 
Erected by the State of Illinois.
 
Location. 32° 22.199′ N, 90° 50.435′ 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. 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. U.S. Battery H, (here, next to this marker); U.S. Battery B, (a few steps from this marker); Giles A. Smith (a few steps from this marker); West Virginia 15th Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 47th Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Hugh Ewing (within shouting distance of this marker); U☆S 1st Battalion 13th U.S. Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); U S Missouri (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding Illinois Battery H,. This unit was attached to Major General
Illinois Battery H, monument on right side. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 25, 2017
2. Illinois Battery H, monument on right side.
Francis P. Blair's 2nd Division of Major General William T. Sherman's XV Army Corps and was commanded by Captain Levi W. Hart. (Capt. William Cogswell commanded all 1st Illinois Light artillery.)
 
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 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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