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

Jefferson Davis

 
 
Jefferson Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
1. Jefferson Davis Marker
Inscription.
President Confederate States
and Commander-in-Chief
Cadet U.S. Military Academy 1821
2nd Lt. 1st U.S. Infantry July 1, 1828
1st Lieut. Dragoons March 4, 1833
Adjt. Aug. 30, 1833 to Feb. 3, 1834
Resigned June 30, 1835
Col. 1st Miss. Rifles July 18, 1846
Hon. Mustered out July 12, 1847
Sec. of War March 7, 1853-March 6, 1857
In Honor of
the Defenders
of Vicksburg

 
Location. 32° 20.839′ N, 90° 51.275′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Confederate Avenue 0.4 miles from Pemberton Circle, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in Vicksburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. C.S. Artillery Company, (a few steps from this marker); C.S. Company A, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery; (a few steps from this marker); Mississippi Company A 1st Light Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S. Company B, (about 300 feet away); Anshe Chesed Congregation
Jefferson Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
2. Jefferson Davis Marker
(about 300 feet away); C.S. Company G, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery; (about 400 feet away); Company G 1st Light Artillery, Mississippi (about 400 feet away); C.S. Alabama Battery; (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Also see . . .  Vicksburg National Military Park. National Park Service (Submitted on September 10, 2015.) 
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
View of Jefferson Davis statue area looking south towards park exit. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
3. View of Jefferson Davis statue area looking south towards park exit.
Jefferson Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
4. Jefferson Davis Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 297 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 4, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   3, 4. submitted on March 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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