Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
West Virginia 15th Army Corps
Brig. Gen. J.A.J. Lightburn
2nd Div. 3rd Brigade
Col. J.A.J. Lightburn
Col. James H. Dayton
Killed 30, wounded 126, total 156
Major Arza M. Goodspeed
Lt. Findley D. Ong
Erected by the State of West Virginia.
Location. 32° 22.192′ N, 90° 50.419′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue, on the right 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. Giles A. Smith (here, next to this marker); U.S. Battery H, (within shouting distance of this marker); Illinois Battery H, (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Battery B, (within shouting distance of this marker); U☆S 1st Battalion 13th U.S. Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Hugh Ewing 47th Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument (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.
More about this marker. The sculptor for this bronze bust was Aristide Berto Cianfarani.
Regarding West Virginia 15th Army Corps. This unit was attached to Brigadier General Hugh Ewing’s 3d Brigade of Major General Francis P. Blair's 2d Division, Major Generals William T. Sherman and Frederick Steel’s XV Army Corps, and was commanded by Colonel James H. Dayton. Major Arza M. Goodspeed was killed during the assault on 19 May 1863.
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 79 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.