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

Right of Green's Brigade, After June 2.

Confederate Position Tablet

 
 
Right of Green's Brigade, After June 2. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. Right of Green's Brigade, After June 2. Marker
Inscription. The line from the right of the 7th Mississippi Infantry Battalion to near Glassí Bayou was held, May 19 and May 22, 1863, and the assaults of the Union force repulsed, by the 37th and 38th Mississippi. The casualties in the two regiments, on those days, cannot be accurately stated. Hebert's Brigade shortened its line, June 2, by closing to the right and Green's Brigade took position in the line of defense, resting its right at this point.
 
Erected by the United States War Department.
 
Location. 32° 21.937′ N, 90° 50.741′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue 0.4 miles south of Old Graveyard Road, 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. Mississippi 37th Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Ransom's Brigade; Assault, Afternoon of May 22, 1863. (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wisconsin 14th Infantry (about 700 feet away); Giles A. Smith's Brigade; Assault, Afternoon of May 22, 1863. (approx. 0.2
View of Right of Green's Brigade Marker looking south on Confederate Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. View of Right of Green's Brigade Marker looking south on Confederate Avenue.
miles away); U.S. Giles A. Smith's Approach. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Arkansas State Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Missouri State Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); C.S. Lowe's (Missouri) Battery; (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 30, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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