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

C.S. Cuibor's (Missouri) Battery;

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

 
 
<small>C.S.</small> Cuibor's (Missouri) Battery; Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
1. C.S. Cuibor's (Missouri) Battery; Marker
Inscription.  
Capt. Henry Cuibor:
Lieut. William Corkery;
Lieut. Cornelius Heffernan.

The battery was engaged: at Grand Gulf, the evening of March 31, against Admiral Farragut’s vessels. Casualties, killed 2, wounded 2, total 4, Capt. Henry Cuibor wounded; in the defense of Grand Gulf, April 29, without reported casualties; in the Battle of Port Gibson, May 1, without reported casualties; in the battle of Champion's Hill, May 16, casualties, missing 2; and at Big Black River Bridge, May 17, without reported casualties. A detachment served three 6-pounder guns in positions at and near this tablet from May 19 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. Another detachment probably served one 12-pounder howitzer on the line of Cummings Brigade in an undetermined position. Casualties in battery during the defense: killed 1, wounded 4, total 5. Aggregate reported casualties in battery during the campaign and defense: killed 3, wounded 6, missing 2, total 11.
 
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 
<small>C.S.</small> Cuibor's (Missouri) Battery; Marker & cannon. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
2. C.S. Cuibor's (Missouri) Battery; Marker & cannon.
22.319′ N, 90° 51.225′ 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. Madison Rogers (within shouting distance of this marker); 17th & 31st Louisiana Infantry (Baldwin’s Brigade) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); S. H. Griffin (about 300 feet away); C.S. Baldwin's Brigade; (about 300 feet away); C.S. Company D, (about 400 feet away); Mississippi 4th Infantry (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named C.S. Company D, (about 700 feet away); William W. Martin (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Regarding C.S. Cuibor's (Missouri) Battery;. This unit was attached to Colonel Francis M. Cockrell's 1st Brigade, of Brigadier General John S. Bowen's Division, Lt. General John C. Pemberton's Army of Vicksburg, and commanded by Captain Henry Guibor (wounded 29 April 1863), Lt. William Corkery, and Lt. Cornelius Hefferman.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
View of marker from Confederate Avenue in far background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 15, 2019
3. View of marker from Confederate Avenue in far background.
 

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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 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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