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

C.S. Company A,

1st Mississippi Light Art. Battalion;

 

—Maury's-Forney's Div.: Army of Vicksburg. —

 
<small>C.S.</small> Company A, Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
1. C.S. Company A, Marker
Inscription.
Capt. S. J. Ridley;
Lieut. Charles E. Hooker;
Lieut. P. B. Lancaster.

One section of the company, under Lieut. P. B. Lancaster, served two 12-pounder howitzers in this position, near Fort Hill, from the morning of May 19. But few shots were fired from them and the howitzers remained in and near this position to about May 30, 1863, when the section was ordered to positions on the line of Hebert's Brigade.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 22.237′ N, 90° 52.105′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue 0.2 miles north of Connecting Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Confederate Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mississippi 6th Infantry (Detachment) (here, next to this marker); C.S. Company C, (a few steps from this marker); Mississippi 14th Light Art. Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Company B,
View northwest from marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
2. View northwest from marker.
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S. Johnston's Company, (about 300 feet away); Tennessee River Batteries (about 400 feet away); Explore the Defenses (about 400 feet away); A Stronghold on the Bluffs (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker is the one furthest in distance. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 26, 2017
3. Marker is the one furthest in distance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 79 times since then. Last updated on November 30, 2017, by T. Patton of Jefferson, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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