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

C.S. Alabama Battery;

Maury's - Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.

 
 
<small>C.S.</small> Alabama Battery; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. C.S. Alabama Battery; Marker
Inscription.
Capt. H.H. Sengstak.
The battery served two 6-pounder guns, one 3-inch rifle and one 24-pounder howitzer on the line of Moore's Brigade in undetermined positions from May 18 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. Casualties in battery during the defense: killed 4, wounded 7, total 11.
 
Erected by the United States War Department.
 
Location. 32° 20.914′ N, 90° 51.27′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue 0.3 miles south of Pemberton Circle, on the right when traveling south. 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. Company G 1st Light Artillery, Mississippi (a few steps from this marker); C.S. Company G, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery; (within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Davis (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S. Company A, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery; (about 500 feet away); Mississippi Company A 1st Light Artillery
<small>C.S.</small> Alabama Battery; Marker in far distance. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. C.S. Alabama Battery; Marker in far distance.
(about 500 feet away); C.S. Artillery Company, (about 500 feet away); C.S. Company B, (about 800 feet away); Anshe Chesed Congregation (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Vicksburg National Military Park entrance about a half-mile from this marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
3. Vicksburg National Military Park entrance about a half-mile from this marker.
 
 
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 49 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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