Vicksburg National Miltary Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
1st and 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiments (USA)
Mississippi African American Monument
service of the
1st and 3rd Mississippi
African Descent and
all Mississippians of
who participated in
Erected 2004 by the State of Mississippi.
Location. 32° 22.438′ N, 90° 50.007′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Miltary Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Grant Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in the National Military Park, between mileposts 4.3 and 4.4 on Grant Avenue, off the northeast bend of Union Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3201 Clay Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Joining Up for Freedom (here, next to this marker); Illinois 29th Infantry. [Detachment.] (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); U ☆ S Battery E (about 700 feet away); U S Missouri (about 800 feet away); Frederick E. Prime (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rhode Island 7th Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Siege Operations, May 23-July 4. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 22. (approx. 0.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Mississippi African American Monument. - National Park Service (Submitted on August 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. National Park Service; Battle of Milliken's Bend; Mississippi Volunteers; U.S. Colored Troops; USCT; 51st U.S. Colored Infantry; 53rd U.S. Colored Infantry; U.S.C.I.; Battle of Snyder's (Hayne's) Bluff; J. Kim Sessums, sculptor.
Categories. • African Americans • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,886 times since then and 53 times this year. Last updated on May 6, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 27, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.