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

C S Headquarters Maury's-Forney's Division

Army of Vicksburg.

 
 
C S Headquarters Maury's-Forney's Division Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. C S Headquarters Maury's-Forney's Division Marker
Inscription.
Maj. Gen. John H. Forney
May 21 – July 4 1863
Abou 900 yards west of this tablet

 
Erected by the United States War Department.
 
Location. 32° 21.394′ N, 90° 50.904′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue 0.2 miles from Pemberton Avenue, on the right 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. A Formidable Obstacle (a few steps from this marker); Brig. Gen. Lloyd Tilghman (within shouting distance of this marker); Lloyd Tilghman Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi 7th Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); US Capt. Robert Buchanan (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery; (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mississippi 38th Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); John H. Forney (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on John H. Forney. (Submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
View of marker at the Great Redoubt area (Tour Stop #11). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. View of marker at the Great Redoubt area (Tour Stop #11).

 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Confederate Major General John Horace Forney. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton
3. Confederate Major General John Horace Forney.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 1, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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