Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
C.S. Company C,
Pointe Coupee Artillery;
—Stevenson's Division; Army of Vicksburg. —
The company was engaged in the Battle of Champion's Hill, May 16, attached to Loring’s Division. At the close of that battle it fell back with the army to Vicksburg and served two 6-pounder guns and two 12-pounder howitzers in this position from May 18 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1883.
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Location. 32° 19.061′ N, 90° 53.425′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Iowa Avenue and North Frontage Road. Touch for map. Located at Vicksburg Theatre Guild. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 Iowa Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39180, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Evander McNair (within shouting distance of this marker); Samuel G. French (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel B. Maxey (about 400 feet away); South Carolina Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); States Rights Gist Louisiana 22nd Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away); C.S. Marks' Company, 22D Louisiana; (approx. 0.4 miles away); "The Widow Blakely" (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
More about this marker. This iron tablet is located outside of Vicksburg National Military Park, on former park property.
Regarding C.S. Company C,. Originally attached to Brigadier General Albert Rust's Brigade, of Major General Franklin Gardner's 3d Military District at Port Hudson, LA, Lt. General John C. Pemberton's Department of Mississippi and East Louisiana. The company was assigned to Brigadier General Abraham Buford's 2d Brigade, of Major Geeral William Wing Loring's Division, Lt. General John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Captain Alexander Chust.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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