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

U.S. 17th Battery.

Ohio Light Artillery;

 

—10th Div.: 13th Corps: Army of the Tennessee. —

 
<small>U.S.</small> 17th Battery. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
1. U.S. 17th Battery. Marker
Inscription.  
Capt. Ambrose A. Blount:
Capt. Charles S. Rice.
The 1st section, under Lieut. George A. Ege, served two 10-pounder Parrott Rifles in this position from about June 7 to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863. From May 19 to about June 7 the section served its Parrott Rifles on the first ridge in rear of this position.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 20.897′ N, 90° 50.733′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Union Avenue half a mile north of Clay Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Remember the Sacrifices (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John B · Sanborn (about 700 feet away); Minnesota 4th Infantry (about 700 feet away); Ohio Eighty Third Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stephen G. Burbridge
<small>U.S.</small> 17th Battery. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
2. U.S. 17th Battery. Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Chicago Mercantile Battery. (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wisconsin Twenty-Third Infantry (approx. 0.4 miles away); C.S. Landis' (Missouri) Battery; (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View of <small>U.S.</small> 17th Battery. marker from Union Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
3. View of U.S. 17th Battery. marker from Union Avenue.
A replica 10-pound Parrott rifle image. Click for full size.
By Charles Edward [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], July 11, 2009
4. A replica 10-pound Parrott rifle
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 17, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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