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

C.S. McNally's (Arkansas) Battery;

Smith's Division; Army of Vicksburg.

 
 
<small>C.S.</small> McNally's (Arkansas) Battery; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. C.S. McNally's (Arkansas) Battery; Marker
Inscription.
Capt. Francis McNally.
A detachment of the battery served one 12-pounder howitzer in this position from the morning of May 19 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. Casualties in battery during the defense, severe, but not reported.
 
Erected by the United States War Department.
 
Location. 32° 22.231′ N, 90° 50.747′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue west of Old Graveyard Road, 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. Lunette at left of Stockade. (a few steps from this marker); Leon Dawson Marks (within shouting distance of this marker); Louisiana 27th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); L.L. Mc Laurin (within shouting distance of this marker); West Virginia 4th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Ewing's Brigade; Assault, May 19, 1863. (within shouting distance of this
<small>C.S.</small> McNally's (Arkansas) Battery; Marker and gun. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. C.S. McNally's (Arkansas) Battery; Marker and gun.
marker); Defending Graveyard Road (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maj. Alexander Yates (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding C.S. McNally's (Arkansas) Battery;. This unit was attached to Brigadier General Francis A. Shoupís Brigade, of Major General Martin Luther Smithís Division, Lt. General John C. Pembertonís Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Captain Francis McNally.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Looking east towards Old Graveyard Road, marker is in middle of three to right of cannon. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
3. Looking east towards Old Graveyard Road, marker is in middle of three to right of cannon.
 
 
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 70 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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