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

Mississippi 40th Infantry

Col W M Colbert

 

—Moore's Brigade Forney's Division —

 
Mississippi 40th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. Mississippi 40th Infantry Marker
Inscription.
Engaged defense May 18-July 4
Casualties: Killed 12, Wounded 38, Total 50
Major R.B. Campbell killed

 
Erected by the State of Mississippi.
 
Location. 32° 21.153′ N, 90° 51.086′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue 0.6 miles south of Pemberton Avenue, on the left 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. Remembering the Sacrifices (a few steps from this marker); Siege Operations, May 23-July 4. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 22. (about 400 feet away); Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 19. (about 400 feet away); John C Pemberton (about 400 feet away); Engagement at Big Black River Bridge, Mississippi, May 17. (about 400 feet away); Battle of Champion's Hill, Mississippi, May 16. (about 400 feet away); Engagement at Jackson, Mississippi, May 14. (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View from monument towards Pemberton Circle. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. View from monument towards Pemberton Circle.
View of Vicksburg Battlefield park entrance. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
3. View of Vicksburg Battlefield park entrance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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