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

Ulysses S. Grant

 
 
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By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
1. Ulysses S. Grant Marker
Inscription.
(front)
Major General
Ulysses S Grant
Illinois
(right)
Ulysses S. Grant
Brig. Gen. U.S. Vols, May 17 1861
Maj. General of Vols, Feb. 16 1862
Maj. Gen. U.S. Army July 4 1863
Lieutenant General March 2, 1864
General July Twenty-Fifth 1866
Commander-in-Chief of the Army
March 12, 1864 - March 4, 1869
(left)
Ulysses S. Grant
Cadet, U.S. Military Academy 1839
Bvt. 2nd Lt. 4th Inf. July 1 1843
2nd Lt. 7th Inf. Sept. 30 1845
Trans. to 4th Inf. Nov. 15 1845
First Lieutenant Sept. 16 1847
Captain, August Fifth 1853
Col. 21st Ill. Inf. June 28, 1861

 
Erected 1918.
 
Location. 32° 22.631′ N, 90° 50.065′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Grant Avenue 0.2 miles north of Howe Lane, on the right when traveling north. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1st and 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiments (USA) (approx. mile away); Thayer's Approach. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wexford Lodge (Shirley House)
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By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
2. Ulysses S. Grant Marker
(approx. 1.3 miles away); Manning F. Force Monument (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Mine Explosion (approx. 1.4 miles away); The End In Sight (approx. 1 miles away); The Surrender Interview Site (approx. 1 miles away); Lloyd Tilghman Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
 
Also see . . .
1. Major General Ulysses S. Grant. (Submitted on October 2, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.)
2. Vicksburg National Military Park. National Park Service (Submitted on October 4, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Ulysses S. Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
3. Ulysses S. Grant Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 199 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 2, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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