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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.

 
 
C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; Marker
Inscription.
Capt. William N. Hogg;
Lieut. Christopher C. Scott;
Lieut. Robert N. Cotten.

A detachment of the battery, under Lieut. Robert N. Cotten, served one 3-inch rifle in this position, directly on the Jackson Road, from about May 30 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863.
 
Erected by the United States War Department.
 
Location. 32° 21.472′ N, 90° 50.733′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Confederate Avenue and Pemberton Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Confederate Avenue. 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 38th Infantry (a few steps from this marker); US Capt. Robert Buchanan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Surrender Interview Site (about 300 feet away); The End In Sight (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; (about 400 feet away); Pembroke S Senteny
C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; marker looking east towards Pemberton Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; marker looking east towards Pemberton Avenue.
(about 400 feet away); Eugene Erwin (about 500 feet away); C S Missouri (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the Appeal Battery (Arkansas). The 5th Arkansas Field Battery was originally referred to as the Appeal Artillery or the Memphis Appeal Battery. (Submitted on March 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Entrance to Vicksburg National Military Park. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 25, 2017
3. Entrance to Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
 
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 77 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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