Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery;
Maury's- Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg
Lieut. Christopher C. Scott;
Lieut. Robert N. Cotten.
A detachment of the battery, under Lieut. Christopher C. Scott, served one 3-inch rifle in this position from May 18 to about May 30, 1863, when its caisson was exploded by the fire of the Union batteries, and the rifle was moved to a less exposed position. Capt. William N. Hogg killed on duty in this position, May 19.
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Location. 32° 21.528′ N, 90° 50.656′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from Old Jackson Road 0.2 miles from Union Avenue. Touch for map. Located atop of the Third Louisiana Redan, Tour Stop 3. Marker is in this post office area: Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Affair of the Crater; June 25-26, 1863. (here, next to this marker); Third Louisiana Redan, On Left of Jackson Road. (a few steps from this marker); C S Missouri (a few steps from this marker); Melancthon Smith (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Logan's Approach. (a few steps from this marker); Eugene Erwin (a few steps from this marker); Pembroke S· Senteny (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Regarding C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery;. A redan is an arrow-shaped embankment forming part of a fortification.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 34 times this year. Last updated on November 28, 2017, by T. Patton of Jefferson, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.