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

Louisiana 27th Infantry

Shoup's Brigade

 
 
Louisiana 27th Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. Louisiana 27th Infantry Marker
Inscription.
Col. L.D. Marks
Lieut. Col. L.L. McLaurin
Major Alex S. Norwood
Col. L.D. Marks
Capt. Joseph T. Hatch
Casualties during the defense
killed 58, wounded 96, total 154
Lieut. Col. L.L. McLaurin, Lieut.
George Harris, Capt. J.F. Spencer
(on General Shoup's staff) killed
Col. L.D. Marks mortally wounded

 
Erected by the United States War Department.
 
Location. 32° 22.23′ N, 90° 50.726′ 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. L.L. Mc Laurin (here, next to this marker); Leon Dawson Marks (here, next to this marker); Lunette at left of Stockade. (a few steps from this marker); C.S. McNally's (Arkansas) Battery; (within shouting distance of this marker); West Virginia 4th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker);
Louisiana 27th Infantry Marker in middle of three upright monuments. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. Louisiana 27th Infantry Marker in middle of three upright monuments.
Ewing's Brigade; Assault, May 19, 1863. (within shouting distance of this marker); Defending Graveyard Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Maj. Alexander Yates (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Looking east towards Old Graveyard Road with marker on left (in middle of three). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
3. Looking east towards Old Graveyard Road with marker on left (in middle of three).
Confederate Avenue from Fort Hill to Old Graveyard Road is currently closed to vehicle traffic due to erosion.
 
 
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 76 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 29, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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