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

Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton

C.S. Army of Vicksburg.

 
 
Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton Marker
Inscription.
Stevenson's Division, Maj. Gen. C. L. Stevenson.
Maury's-Forney’s Division, {Maj. Gen. Dabney H. Maury;
{Maj Gen. John H. Forney.
Smith's Division, Maj. Gen. M. L. Smith.
Forney’s-Bowen’s Division, {Maj. Gen. John H. Forney;
{Maj. Gen. Johns' Bowen.
Waul's Texas Legion, Col. T. N. Waul.
River Batteries, Col. Ed Higgins.
Miscellaneous (One Detachment and Two Companies).
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The army, was engaged in the battles and movements of the Vicksburg Campaign beginning March 29, 1863, and began taking position on the line of defense, May 18 —Stevenson's Division on the right, Forney's in the center, and Smith's on the left, Bowen's Division and Waul’s Texas Legion in reserve. The assaults of the Union Army, May 19 and May 22, were repulsed. The siege operations of that army were successfully opposed from May 23 to July 3, when a proposal for capitulation was sent by Gen. Pemberton to Gen. Grant. They met for conference that afternoon between the lines and near the Jackson Road. The terms of capitulation were agreed upon by correspondence after the meeting, and, July 4, the army was surrendered to Gen. Grant. The aggregate reported casualties in the army during the campaign and defense were, killed 1302. wounded 3486, missing 3448, total 8236.
Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton Marker is second from left. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton Marker is second from left.

 
Erected by the United States War Department.
 
Location. 32° 21.093′ N, 90° 51.132′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Pemberton Circle and Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Pemberton Circle. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Pemberton Circle, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. C.S. Miscellaneous; Army of Vicksburg. (here, next to this marker); C.S. River Batteries; Army of Vicksburg. (here, next to this marker); Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi, May 1. (a few steps from this marker); Engagement at Raymond, Mississippi, May 12. (a few steps from this marker); Engagement at Jackson, Mississippi, May 14. (a few steps from this marker); John C Pemberton (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Champion's Hill, Mississippi, May 16. (a few steps from this marker); Engagement at Big Black River Bridge, Mississippi, May 17. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on John C. Pemberton. (Submitted on March 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton image. Click for full size.
By Public domain, June 12, 2012
3. Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton
Part of the National Park Service Civil War Trading Card series.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Nearby statue of General John C. Pemberton. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
4. Nearby statue of General John C. Pemberton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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