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

C.S. Company B,

1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery;

 

—River Batteries; Army of Vicksburg. —

 
<small>C.S.</small> Company B, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
1. C.S. Company B, Marker
Inscription.
Capt. William P. Parks.
The company served one 32-pounder rifled gun in a position, not in the park, about 200 yards west of this tablet from May 18 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 21.464′ N, 90° 52.645′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Fort Hill Road south of Anse Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 532 Fort Hill Road, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. C.S. Company D, (here, next to this marker); C.S. Company A, (here, next to this marker); C.S. Company C, (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S. Johnston's Company, (about 700 feet away); Anchuca (approx. ¼ mile away); Prince Hall Masonry Founded in Mississippi (approx. ¼ mile away); Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Planters' Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker (middle) looking south on Fort Hill Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
2. Marker (middle) looking south on Fort Hill Road.
Looking west towards marker (in middle) in direction of river. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
3. Looking west towards marker (in middle) in direction of river.
Model 1829 32-pounder siege and garrison guns. image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
4. Model 1829 32-pounder siege and garrison guns.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Last updated on November 28, 2017, by T. Patton of Jefferson, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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