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

John C Pemberton

 
 
John C Pemberton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
1. John C Pemberton Marker
Sculptor was Edmond Thomas Quinn, 1869-1929 (Roman Bronze Works)
Inscription.
Lt. General C.S. Army
Commanding Department of
Miss. and East Lousiana


Cadet U.S. Military Academy 1833
2nd Lt. 4th Art. July First 1837
First Lt. Mar. Nineteenth 1842
Captain September Sixteenth 1850
Resigned April Twenty-Fourth 1861
Brig. Gen. C.S. Army June 19, 1861
Major General February 13, 1862
To Rank From Jan. Fourteenth 1862
Lt. General Oct. Thirteenth 1862
To Rank From October Tenth 1862

 
Location. 32° 21.103′ N, 90° 51.131′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Confederate Avenue and Pemberton Circle, on the right when traveling south on Confederate Avenue. Touch for map. 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. Engagement at Big Black River Bridge, Mississippi, May 17. (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Champion's Hill, Mississippi, May 16. (a few steps from this marker); Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 19. (a few steps from this marker); Engagement at Jackson, Mississippi, May 14. (a few steps from this
John C Pemberton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
2. John C Pemberton Marker
marker); Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 22. (a few steps from this marker); Engagement at Raymond, Mississippi, May 12. (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi, May 1. (a few steps from this marker); Siege Operations, May 23-July 4. (a few steps from this marker). 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. War, US Civil
 
John C Pemberton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
3. John C Pemberton Marker
Wide view of John C. Pemberton statue at Pemberton Circle. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 23, 2018
4. Wide view of John C. Pemberton statue at Pemberton Circle.
Pemberton as Commander of the Army of Vicksburg. image. Click for full size.
By Public domain, June 12, 2012
5. Pemberton as Commander of the Army of Vicksburg.
Part of the National Park Service Civil War Trading Card series.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 270 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   4, 5. submitted on March 28, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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