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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 walking distance of this marker. Engagement at Jackson, Mississippi, May 14. (a few steps from this marker); Engagement at Raymond, Mississippi, May 12. (within shouting distance of this
Ulysses S. Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 28, 2008
2. Ulysses S. Grant Marker
marker); Battle of Champion's Hill, Mississippi, May 16. (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi, May 1. (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Detached for Service on Gunboats; (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named U.S. Detached for Service on Gunboats; (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named U.S. Detached for Service on Gunboats; (within shouting distance of this marker); Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 19. (within shouting distance of this marker). 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 221 times since then and 74 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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