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

C.S. Lynch's Company.

Tennessee Heavy Artillery;

 

River Batteries: Army of Vicksburg.

 
<small>C.S.</small> Lynch's Company. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
1. C.S. Lynch's Company. Marker
Inscription.  
Capt. J.P. Lynch.
A detachment of the company served one 32-pounder smoothbore gun in this position from about May 24 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. One 30-pounder Parrott rifle was served in this position by a detachment from a Missouri battery from the morning of May 10 to the afternoon of May 22, when it burst while being fired on an advancing union column.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 22.352′ N, 90° 51.586′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Memorial is on Confederate Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Confederate 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. Mississippi 46th Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); C.S. Company B, (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S. Company D, (about 600 feet away); Mississippi 1st Light Artillery
<small>C.S.</small> Lynch's Company. Marker and cannon. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
2. C.S. Lynch's Company. Marker and cannon.
(about 700 feet away); Tennessee (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named C.S. Company D, (about 800 feet away); Randal W. MacGavock (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Adams (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding C.S. Lynch's Company.. This unit was attached to Colonel A. Jackson, Jr.'s and Lt. Colonel R. Sterling's 1st Tennessee Heavy Artillery, of Colonel Edward Higgins' River Defense Batteries, Lt. General John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Captain J.P. Lynch.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
<small>C.S.</small> Lynch's Company. Marker from Confederate Avenue. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
3. C.S. Lynch's Company. Marker from Confederate Avenue.
A 30 Pounder Parrott Rifle image. Click for full size.
By DrStew82 [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)]
4. A 30 Pounder Parrott Rifle
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 74 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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