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

C.S. Lowe's (Missouri) Battery;

Forney's - Bowen's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.

 
 
<small>C.S.</small> Lowe's (Missouri) Battery; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. C.S. Lowe's (Missouri) Battery; Marker
Inscription.
Captain Schuyler Lowe;
Lieut. Thomas B. Catron.
One section under Sergt. William A. Fisher, served one six pounder gun in this lunette from about May 23, to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. Casualties in battery during the campaign and defense, killed 4, wounded 5, captured 5, total 14; Lt. John McCarty killed June 2, but the casualty not reported, Capt. Schuyler Lowe severely wounded June 2.
 
Erected by the United States War Department.
 
Location. 32° 22.12′ N, 90° 50.701′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue 0.1 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. Here Brothers Fought (here, next to this marker); Small Redan on Left of Green's Brigade. (a few steps from this marker); Brig. Gen. Martin E. Green (a few steps from this marker); Missouri State Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Giles A. Smith's Approach.
View of marker in front of the Missouri monument. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. View of marker in front of the Missouri monument.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Arkansas State Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Giles A. Smith's Brigade; Assault, Afternoon of May 22, 1863. (within shouting distance of this marker); Maj. Alexander Yates (about 400 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
 
 
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 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 30, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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