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

C.S. Landis’ (Missouri) Battery;

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

 
 
C.S. Landis' (Missouri) Battery; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
1. C.S. Landis' (Missouri) Battery; Marker
Inscription.
Capt. John C. Landis;
Lieut. John M. Langan.

The battery, under Capt. John C. Landis, was engaged in the battle of Port Gibson, May 1, without reported casualties: and in the Battle of Champion's Hill, May 16, under Lieut. John M. Langan, casualties, killed 4, wounded 1, total 5. Capt. John C. Landis assigned as acting chief of division artillery May 13. One section, under Lieut. John M. Langan, was engaged at Big Black River Bridge, May 17, without reported casualties. The same section probably served pieces, number, kind and caliber unknown, on the line of Cumming’s Brigade in undetermined positions. The other section served two 24-pounder howitzers on the line of Moore’s Brigade in undetermined positions from May 18 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. Casualties in battery during the defense, killed 4, wounded 6, total 10. Aggregate reported casualties in battery during the campaign and defense, killed 8, wounded 7, total 15.
 
Erected by the U.S. War Department.
 
Location. 32° 21.075′ N, 90° 51.103′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue south of Pemberton Circle, on the left when traveling
View of monument north towards Pemberton Circle with the Mississippi monument in far background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
2. View of monument north towards Pemberton Circle with the Mississippi monument in far background.
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. Robert B. Campbell (a few steps from this marker); C.S. Miscellaneous; Army of Vicksburg. (within shouting distance of this marker); Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. River Batteries; Army of Vicksburg. (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi, May 1. (within shouting distance of this marker); John C Pemberton (within shouting distance of this marker); Engagement at Raymond, Mississippi, May 12. (within shouting distance of this marker); Engagement at Jackson, Mississippi, May 14. (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
<small>C.S.</small> Landis' (Missouri) Battery; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
3. C.S. Landis' (Missouri) Battery; Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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