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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Vicksburg National Military Park

 
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Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi and Vicinity
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1Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — "A Most Delightful Reunion"
Imagine the open fields in front of you covered with tents and crowded with white-bearded men. In October 1917, as the United States entered World War I, this rolling landscape played host to thousands of Vicksburg veterans. Soldiers from both sides . . . — Map (db m111661) HM
2Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — "This is Murder!"
They were all volunteers-and unmarried—those 150 Union men called the "Forlorn Hope." Powerful cannon had pounded the Confederates for four straight hours. Laden with planks and hastily built ladders, they struggled up the road in front of . . . — Map (db m109458) HM
3Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Alabama BatteryStevenson's Division; Army of Vicksburg.
Capt. J.F. Waddell. A detachment of the battery, under Lieut. R. H. Bellamy, served one 6-pounder gun in this position, Railroad Redoubt, from May 18 to a little before 10 o'clock the forenoon of May 22, 1863, when its ammunition . . . — Map (db m109596) HM
4Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery;Maury's- Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg
Capt. William N. Hogg; Lieut. Christopher C. Scott; Lieut. Robert N. Cotten. A detachment of the battery, under Lieut. Christopher C. Scott, served one 3-inch rifle 
in this position from May 
18 to about May 30, . . . — Map (db m110765) HM
5Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company B,Pointe Coupee Artillery; — Maury's-Forney's Div.: Army of Vicksburg. —
Capt. William A. Davidson. The right section of the company, under Lieut. Jeff Thompson, served two 3-inch rifles in this position from about May 21 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. — Map (db m109518) HM
6Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Alabama Battery;Maury's - Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.
Capt. H.H. Sengstak. The battery served two 6-pounder guns, one 3-inch rifle and one 24-pounder howitzer on the line of Moore's Brigade in undetermined positions from May 18 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. Casualties in battery . . . — Map (db m115592) HM
7Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery;Maury's-Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.
Capt. William N. Hogg; Lieut. Christopher C. Scott; Lieut. Robert N. Cotten. A detachment of the battery, under Lieut. Christopher C. Scott served one 3-inch rifle in this position, Third Louisiana Redan, from May 18 to the end . . . — Map (db m109651) HM
8Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Appeal (Arkansas) Battery;Maury's-Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.
Capt. William N. Hogg; Lieut. Christopher C. Scott; Lieut. Robert N. Cotten. A detachment of the battery, under Lieut. Robert N. Cotten, served one 3-inch rifle in this position, directly on the Jackson Road, from about May 30 to the . . . — Map (db m115629) HM
9Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Artillery Company,Waul's Texas Legion; Army of Vicksburg.
Capt. J.Q. Wall. Part of the company served pieces, number, kind and caliber unknown, on the line of Moore's Brigade in undetermined positions from May 18 to the end of the defense, July 4,1863. A detachment probably served one Whitworth . . . — Map (db m115616) HM
10Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Baldwin's Brigade;Smith's Division; Army of Vicksburg.
Brig. Gen. William E. Baldwin;
Col. Allen Thomas;
Col. Robert Richardson;
Brig. Gen. William E. Baldwin.
______ 17th Louisiana, Col. Robert Richardson; Lieut. Col. Madison Rogers; Maj. W. A. Redditt; . . . — Map (db m134026) HM WM
11Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company A,14th Mississippi Light Art. Battalion; — Smith's Division; Army of Vicksburg. —
Capt. C.B. Vance. The first section of the company, under Lieuts. T.H. Cunningham and B.T. Mathews, served two 12-pounder howitzers in this position from about June 15 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. — Map (db m109451) HM
12Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company A,1st Mississippi Light Art. Battalion; — Maury's-Forney's Div.: Army of Vicksburg. —
Capt. S. J. Ridley; Lieut. Charles E. Hooker; Lieut. P. B. Lancaster. 
 One section of the company, under Lieut. P. B. Lancaster, served two 12-pounder howitzers in this position, near Fort Hill, from the morning of May 19. . . . — Map (db m110839) HM
13Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company A,14th Mississippi Battalion Light Art. Battalion; — Smith's Division; Army of Vicksburg. —
Capt. C.B. Vance. The company served two 6-pounder guns and two 12-pounder howitzers in this position from the morning of May 19 to about May 26, 1863, when the pieces were moved to other positions. Reported casualties in battalion during . . . — Map (db m134001) HM WM
14Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company A, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery;Maury's - Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.
. . . — Map (db m115593) HM
15Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company B,14th Mississippi Light Art. Battalion; — Smith's Division; Army of Vicksburg. —
Capt. J.H Yates The second section of the company, under Lieut. W. J. Shelton, served two 6-pounder guns and one 24-pounder siege gun in this position, Fort Hill, from the morning of May 19 to about June 12, when the siege gun was . . . — Map (db m110841) HM
16Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company B,14th Mississippi Light Art. Battalion; — Smith's Division; Army of Vicksburg. —
Capt. J. H. Yates. The first section of the company, under Lieut. R. B. Jones, served two 12-pounder guns in this position from the morning of May 19 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. — Map (db m134011) HM WM
17Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company C,14th Mississippi Light Art. Battalion; — Smith's Division; Army of Vicksburg. —
Lieut. F.W. Merrin The company, under Capt. Jacob Culbertson, was engaged in the battle of Champion Hill, May 16,attached to Loring's division. At the close of that battle one section, under Capt. Culbertson, moved to Crystal Springs . . . — Map (db m110745) HM
18Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company C, 2D Alabama Artillery Battalion;Maury's-Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.
Capt. T. K. Emanuel; Lieut. John R. Scalter. The company served pieces, number, kind and caliber unknown, on the line of Hebert’s Brigade in undetermined positions from May 18 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. A detachment . . . — Map (db m115748) HM
19Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company D,1st Mississippi Light Artillery; — Maury's-Forney's Div.: Army of Vicksburg. —
Capt. J.L. Wofford. A detachment of the company, under Sergt. H. F. Sproles, served one 6-pounder gun in this position from May 19 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. — Map (db m134018) HM WM
20Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company D,1st Mississippi Light Artillery; — Maury's-Forney's Div.: Army of Vicksburg. —
Capt. J.L. Wofford. A detachment of the company served one 12-pounder howitzer and one 3-inch rifle in this position from May 19. The 3-inch rifle was disabled within a few days. The howitzer was served to the end of the defense, July 4, . . . — Map (db m134022) HM WM
21Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company D,1st Mississippi Light Artillery; — Maury's-Forney's Div.: Army of Vicksburg. —
Capt. J.L. Wofford. The company was attached to Featherston’s brigade of Loring’s division in the battle of Champion's Hill, May 16, and was not closely engaged. At the close of that battle it fell back with the army to Vicksburg. A . . . — Map (db m134024) HM WM
22Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company D,1st Mississippi Light Artillery; — Maury's-Forney's Div.: Army of Vicksburg. —
Capt. J.L. Wofford. A detachment of the company under Lieut. A.J. Arnold, served one 24-pounder howitzer and one 3-inch rifle in this position from May 19 to the end of the defense, July 4,1863-except that the howitzer was moved to a pit at . . . — Map (db m134025) HM WM
23Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company E,1st Mississippi Light Artillery; — Maury's-Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg. —
Capt. Newit J. Drew; Lieut. W.J. Duncan. The company, under Lieut. W.J. Duncan, served pieces, number, kind and caliber unknown, on the line of Lee's brigade in undetermined positions from May 18 to the end of the defense, July . . . — Map (db m109592) HM
24Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Company G, 1st Mississippi Light Artillery;Maury's - Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.
Capt. J.J. Cowan. The company was engaged in the Battle of Champion's Hill, May 16, attached to Loring's Division; casualties, wounded 2. At the close of that battle it fell back with the army to Vicksburg most of the enlisted men . . . — Map (db m115589) HM
25Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Cuibor's (Missouri) Battery;Forney's-Bowen's Div.; Army Of Vicksburg.
Capt. Henry Cuibor: Lieut. William Corkery; Lieut. Cornelius Heffernan. The battery was engaged: at Grand Gulf, the evening of March 31, against Admiral Farragut’s vessels. Casualties, killed 2, wounded 2, total 4, Capt. Henry Cuibor . . . — Map (db m134029) HM WM
26Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Hudson's (Mississippi) Battery;Stevenson's Division; Army of Vicksburg.
Lieut. J.R. Sweaney; Lieut. M.H. Trantham. The battery was engaged in the battle of Port Gibson, May 1, casualties, wounded 20. One section, under Lieut. E. S. Walton, served two 12-pounder howitzers in this position, railroad . . . — Map (db m109595) HM
27Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Johnston's Company,Tennessee Heavy Artillery; — River Batteries; Army of Vicksburg. —
Capt. T. N. Johnston. A detachment of the company served one 3-inch rifle in this position, Fort Hill, from May 19 to the end of defense, July 4, 1863. — Map (db m109453) HM
28Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Landis' (Missouri) Battery;Forney's - Bowen's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.
Capt. John C. Landis; Lieut. John M. Langan. The battery, under Capt. John C. Landis, was engaged in the battle of Port Gibson, May 1, without reported casualties: and in the Battle of Champion's Hill, May 16, under Lieut. John M. . . . — Map (db m116011) HM
29Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Lowe's (Missouri) Battery;Forney's - Bowen's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.
Captain Schuyler Lowe; Lieut. Thomas B. Catron. One section under Sergt. William A. Fisher, served one six pounder gun in this lunette from about May 23, to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. Casualties in battery during the campaign . . . — Map (db m115666) HM
30Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Lynch's Company.Tennessee Heavy Artillery; — River Batteries: Army of Vicksburg. —
Capt. J.P. Lynch. A detachment of the company served one 32-pounder smoothbore gun in this position from about May 24 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. One 30-pounder Parrott rifle was served in this position by a detachment from a . . . — Map (db m134013) HM WM
31Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Marks' Company, 22D Louisiana;River Batteries; Army of Vicksburg.
C.S. Marks' Company, 22D Louisiana; River Batteries; Army of Vicksburg. Capt. Washington Marks. A detachment of the company, under Lieut. Samuel Barnes, served one 10-inch Columbiad in this position from . . . — Map (db m105448) HM
32Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. McNally's (Arkansas) Battery;Smith's Division; Army of Vicksburg.
. . . — Map (db m115635) HM
33Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Miscellaneous; Army of Vicksburg.
54th Alabama (Detachment), Lieut. Joel P. Abney City Guards, Capt. E. B. Martin. Signal Corps, Capt. C. A. King. The Detachment of the 54th Alabama, Buford's Brigade, Loring's Division, was engaged in the Battle of Champion's Hill, May . . . — Map (db m115569) HM
34Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Moore's BrigadeMaury's - Forney's Div.; Army of Vicksburg.
One piece of artillery, kind and caliber unknown, was served in this work from May 18 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863, by a detachment of either Sengstak's, Tobin's, Landis; or Wall's battery. — Map (db m115621) HM
35Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. River Batteries; Army of Vicksburg.Colonel Ed Higgins.
1st Louisiana Heavy Artillery, {Colonel C. A. Fuller.
{Lieut. Col. D. Beltzhoover.
8th Louisiana Heavy Artillery Battalion, Major F. N. Ogden
22nd Louisiana (Detachment). Captain Samuel Jones.
1st Tennessee Heavy . . . — Map (db m115576) HM
36Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Vaiden (Mississippi) Battery;River Batteries: Army of Vicksburg.
Capt. S.C. Bains.
A detachment of the battery, under Lieut. E.L. Wood, served one 12-pounder howitzer in this position from May 23 to the end of the defense July 4, 1863. — Map (db m109594) HM
37Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — C.S. Waul's Texas Legion; Army of VicksburgColonel T.N. Waul
First Battalion (Infantry), Lieut. Col. Barnard Timmons Second Battalion (Infantry), Lieut. Col. James Wrigley Zouave Battalion (Infantry), Captain J.B. Fleitas Cavalry Detachment, Lieut. Thomas J. Cleveland Artillery Company, Captain . . . — Map (db m110834) HM
38Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U S Missouri 11th Infantry
15th Corps 3rd Division Second Brigade Brig. Gen. Joseph A. Mower 11th Infantry Major Eli Bowyer Colonel Andrew J. Weber Lieut. Col. William L. Barnum Killed 7, wounded 92, missing 3, total 102: Col. Andrew J. . . . — Map (db m110102) HM
39Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U S Missouri 11th Infantry
Marks its farthest advance May 22. Killed 7, Wounded 85, Total 92; Lieut. Charles H. Brookings mortally wounded — Map (db m115823) HM
40Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Battery A,2D Illinois Light Artillery; — 14th Div.; 13th Corps: Army of the Tennessee. —
Lieut. Jacob C. Hansel; Lieut. Frank B. Fenton; Capt. Peter Davidson. The battery served two James rifles, one 10-
pounder Parrott rifle and one 6-pounder gun in this 
position from the morning of May 22 to about June . . . — Map (db m109624) HM
41Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Battery B,1st Illinois Light Artillery; — 2D Div.; 15th Corps: Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. Samuel E. Barrett; Lieut. Israel P. Rumsey. The battery, May 19, served four 6-pounder guns 
and two 12-pounder howitzers on this ridge and 
to the left of this tablet, which marks the 
position of the . . . — Map (db m109740) HM
42Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Battery B,1st Illinois Light Artillery; — 2D Div.; 15th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. Samuel E. Barrett; Lieut. Israel P. Rumsey. The battery served four 6-pounder guns 
and two 12-pounder howitzers in this position from the morning of May 22 to the evening of May 26, when it went with the force under . . . — Map (db m110734) HM
43Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Battery E,1st Illinois Light Artillery; — 3D Div.; 15th Corps: Army of the Tennessee. —
Lieut. John A. Fitch; Capt. Allen C. Waterhouse. A detachment of the battery served one 30-pounder Parrott rifle in this position, Battery Jenny, from about June 5 to June 22, 1863, when the battery moved with the 1st and 3D . . . — Map (db m109737) HM
44Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Battery H,1st Illinois Light Artillery; — 2D Div.; 15th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. Levi W. Hart. The battery served four 20-pounder Parrott rifles from about May 27 and one 30-pounder Parrott rifle from about May 30, to about June 10, in this position, when the right section, under Lieut. Francis DeGress, . . . — Map (db m110733) HM
45Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Detached for Service on Gunboats;Twenty Ninth Illinois Infantry (Detachment). — Army of the Tennessee. —
Companies D and K were assigned to duty on gunboats by order 
of Major General U.S. Grant, dated February 18, 1863; Company 
D, under Captain Eberlee P. H. Stone served during the campaign and 
siege of Vicksburg on gunboat "Tyler" . . . — Map (db m109750) HM
46Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Detached for Service on Gunboats;Fifty Eighth Ohio Infantry — Army of the Tennessee. —
This regiment was detailed for service on gunboats by order
 of Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, dated February 6, 1863; before 
that date it was attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 15th Corps,
 Army of the Tennessee. Casualties: . . . — Map (db m109753) HM
47Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Logan's Approach
Beginning of Logan's approach to the Confederate Third Louisiana Redan. Work on it commenced, May 26, 1863, in charge of Capt. A. Hickenlooper, Chief Engineer, 17th Army Corps. — Map (db m109646) HM
48Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Logan's Approach.
End of Logan’s approach to the 
Confederate Third Louisiana redan; carried 
to this point, June 22, and a gallery 
for a mine begun next day. The 
gallery carried 40 feet to the front 
and a mine at its head, charged . . . — Map (db m109648) HM
49Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. 11th Battery,Ohio Light Artillery; — 7th Div.; 17th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
Lieut. Cyrus Sears; Lieut. Fletcher E. Armstrong; Capt. Frank C. Sands. The battery served two 6-pounder guns, two 
12-pounder howitzers and two James rifles on the 
investment line from May 19 to May 26, when it . . . — Map (db m109631) HM
50Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. 17th Battery.Ohio Light Artillery; — 10th Div.: 13th Corps: Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. Ambrose A. Blount: Capt. Charles S. Rice. The 2d section, under Lieut. William Hunt, served two 10 pounder Parrott rifles in this position, "Burnt Chimneys," from the morning of May 21 to about May 25, 1863, . . . — Map (db m104188) HM WM
51Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. 17th Battery.Ohio Light Artillery; — 10th Div.: 13th Corps: Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. Ambrose A. Blount: Capt. Charles S. Rice. The 1st section, under Lieut. George A. Ege, served two 10-pounder Parrott Rifles in this position from about June 7 to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863. From May 19 to about . . . — Map (db m133923) HM
52Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. 1st Battery,Indiana Light Artillery — 14th Div.: 13th Corps: Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. Martin Klauss. Two sections served four James rifles in this position, "Burnt Chimneys," from about May 22 to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863. Aggregate reported casualties in battery during the campaign and siege: . . . — Map (db m104192) HM WM
53Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. 1st Battery,Indiana Light Artillery; — 14th Div.; 13th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. Martin Klauss. One section served two 6-pounder guns in this position from about June 20 to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863. Their fire was especially directed against a bridge across the railroad cut in rear of the . . . — Map (db m109569) HM
54Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. 1st Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery;
U.S. 1st Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery; 9th Div.; 13th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. Lieut. Charles B. Kimball; Lieut. Oscar F. Nutting. The right section of the battery served two . . . — Map (db m103764) HM
55Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. 3D Battery,Ohio Light Artillery; — 3D Div.; 17th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. William S. Williams. The battery served two 6-pounder guns and four James rifles in this position from about May 25 to June 6, when one of the 6-pounder guns was moved to an advanced battery on right of Jackson Road. The other . . . — Map (db m109784) HM
56Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. 3rd Div. 17th Corps Army of the Tennessee8th Battery Michigan Light Artillery
Capt. Samuel DeGolyer Lieut. Theodore Lockwood The battery served two 12-pounder howitzers and four James rifles 
in this position from about May 25, to the end of the siege 
July 4, 1863, except that one 12 pounder . . . — Map (db m109780) HM
57Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. 4th Battery,Ohio Light Artillery; — 1st Div.; 15th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
. . . — Map (db m110093) HM
58Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. 6th Battery,Wisconsin Light Artillery — 7th Div.; 17th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. Henry Dillon; Lieut. Samuel F. Clark. The battery served its pieces in temporary positions near the Jackson Road from May 19 to about May 31. One section served two 12-pounder howitzers in this position from about May 31 to . . . — Map (db m109637) HM
59Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. 8th Battery,Ohio Light Artillery — 2D Div.; 15th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. James F. Putnam. The battery served two 30-pounder Parrott rifles in this position from about May 24 to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863. — Map (db m109798) HM
60Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Battery A,1st Missouri Light Artillery; — 12th Div.: 13th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. George W. Schofield. The battery served four pieces, kind and caliber 
unknown, in this position from about May 26. It
 also served the four 24-pounder siege guns on the 
line of Hovey's division, in a . . . — Map (db m109622) HM
61Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Battery B,1st Illinois Light Artillery; — 2D Div.: 15th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. Samuel E. Barrett; Lieut. Israel P. Rumsey. The left section of the battery served its pieces in this position from the morning of May 20, 1863, to the evening of the next day. — Map (db m109731) HM
62Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Battery C,1st Missouri Light Artillery; — 6th Div.; 17th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. Charles Mann. The battery served two 6-pounder guns and two 
12-pounder howitzers on this ridge from about May 
24 to the evening of May 26, when one section, under 
Lieut. Clemens Goedde, went with the . . . — Map (db m109858) HM
63Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Battery F,2D Missouri Light Artillery; — 1st Div.; 15th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. Clemens Landgraeber. The battery served two 12-pounder howitzers and four James rifles in a battery, not in the park and about 15 yards West of this tablet, from May 19 to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863. Aggregate reported . . . — Map (db m109803) HM
64Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Battery G,2D Illinois Light Artillery; — 3d Div.; 17th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. Frederick Sparrestrom; Lieut. John W. Lowell. By a collision between the transports "Horizon" 
and "Moderator", about 3 a.m., May 1, while the battery 
was crossing the river to Bruinsburg, Mississippi, . . . — Map (db m109632) HM
65Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Battery H,1st Illinois Light Artillery; — 2D Div.: 15th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
. . . — Map (db m109742) HM
66Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Battery L.2D Illinois Light Artillery; — 3D Div.; 17th Corps; Army of the Tennessee. —
Capt. William H. Bolton. The battery served four James rifles in this 
position from about May 25 to the end of the siege 
July 4, 1863, except that after about June 15, one 
rifle, in charge of a daily detail . . . — Map (db m109643) HM
67Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Carr's Approach
Beginning of Carr's right approach to the Confederate railroad redoubt was in cut immediately at left of this marker. Work on it commenced about June 2, 1863; carried along the railroad from here to the next marker. — Map (db m109570) HM
68Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Carr's Approach.
Beginning of Carr's sap from second parallel to the Confederate railroad redoubt. Work on it commenced June 25. — Map (db m109577) HM
69Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Companies A, B, C, D, H and I;1st United States (Siege Guns), — 14th Div.;13th Corps: Army of the Tennessee. —
Maj. Maurice Maloney. A detachment of the regiment, under Capt. E.D. Phillips, served one 30-pounder Parrott rifle in this position from May 21 to the end of the siege, July 4, 1863. — Map (db m115626) HM
70Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Ewing's Approach.
Beginning of Ewing's Approach to the Confederate Stockade Redan. Work on it begun, May 23, 1863, by details from his brigade and from 1st and 3D brigades, 3D Division, 15th Corps. — Map (db m109733) HM
71Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Ewing's Approach.
End of main gallery from Ewing's approach. Carried to this point the forenoon of July 4. Preparations had been made for charging a mine at head of gallery with 2200 pounds of powder, when work was stopped by order of Gen. Grant. — Map (db m115812) HM
72Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Giles A. Smith's Approach.
End of Giles A. Smith's approach to Confederate Lunette in front. Carried to this point July 3, and a galley for a mine started but not finished. Sap-roller at head of approach faced by a Confederate 6-pounder rifled gun in ditch in front of . . . — Map (db m115813) HM
73Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Thayer's Approach.
End of Thayer's Approach to Confederate work in front. Carried to this point about July 3, and a gallery for a mine begun but not finished. Work in charge of Capt. Herman Klosterman. — Map (db m134042) HM WM
74Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — U.S. Yost's Independent Ohio Battery;3D Div.; 17th Corps; Army of the Tennessee.
Capt. T.D. Yost. The battery was Company F. 32D Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry, prior to the Battle of Champion Hill, May 16. Two 12-pounder guns and four 3-inch rifles captured in that battle were turned over to it. Two sections . . . — Map (db m110768) HM
75Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — 17th & 31st Louisiana Infantry (Baldwin’s Brigade)
Baldwin's Brigade Col. Robert Richardson (May 23-Jun 13) 17th Infantry Col. Robert Richardson Lieut. Col. Madison Rogers Major W.A. Readitt Col. Robert Richardson Engaged: Port Gibson, May 1 . . . — Map (db m134206) HM WM
76Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — 1st and 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiments (USA)Mississippi African American Monument
Commemorating the service of the 1st and 3rd Mississippi Infantry Regiments, African Descent and all Mississippians of African descent who participated in the Vicksburg Campaign. — Map (db m42187) HM
77Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — 23rd Wisconsin Infantry CampMay 19-July 4 1863
23rd Wisconsin Infantry Camp May 19-July 4 1863 In Ravine Below Marker — Map (db m104263) HM WM
78Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — 47th Ohio Infantry Regimental Monument
Ohio Forty Seventh Infantry; Col. Augustus C. Parry. 3rd Brig.; 2D Div.; 15th Corps. — Map (db m110289) HM
79Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — A Crew of Immigrants
Had you stepped aboard the USS Cairo during the Civil War, the conversations may have surprised you. So many languages! Stroll the decks and you might have heard French, Danish, Russian, German, and accents from Ireland, England, and the . . . — Map (db m109464) HM
80Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — A Formidable Obstacle
The earthen slope in front of you marks the southern edge of Great Redoubt, the largest fort and highest point on the defensive line. Today's tour road follows the deep, dry moat that once fronted the wall of the fort and gave the . . . — Map (db m115410) HM
81Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — A Stronghold on the Bluffs
In mid-19th century America, rivers were highways. And the Mississippi was the greatest of them all—the nation's main artery for commerce leading all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. By early 1863, two Confederate strongholds still blocked . . . — Map (db m109452) HM
82Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — A Ton an Hour - USS Cairo
Look down to your left to see one of Cairo's restored firebox doors. Coal shoveled into the fireboxes heated the boilers. Steam from the boilers powered Cairo's engines and drove the paddle wheel. A gunboat without steam could not move . . . — Map (db m110400) HM
83Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Affair of the Crater; June 25-26, 1863.Union Position Tablet
A mine, at the head of Logan’s approach to the third Louisiana 
redan, was begun on June 23, finished the forenoon of June 25 
and charged with 2200 pounds of powder. Leggett's (1st) brigade 
of Logan’s (3D) division, 17th Corps, . . . — Map (db m109722) HM
84Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Andrew Hickenlooper
Captain Fifth Ohio Battery Chief Engineer 17th Army Corps March 29—July 4, 1863 Logan's Approach and the mines at its head under the Confederate Third Louisiana Redan were under his personal direction ______ Given by . . . — Map (db m110730) HM
85Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Arkansas State Memorial
To the Arkansas Confederate Soldiers and Sailors, a part of a nation divided by the sword and reunited at the altar of faith — Map (db m115734) WM
86Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Artillery, The King of Battle
The types of cannon you see here all saw action during the Vicksburg fighting. For centuries, artillery had ruled the battlefield. By the time of the Civil War, advances like rifled barrels, improved aiming and ignition had made cannon more . . . — Map (db m104199) HM
87Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 19.Campaign, Siege, and Defense of Vicksburg; 1863.
The Union Army under command of Maj Gen. U. S. Grant was composed of three divisions of the 13th, the 15th, and the 17th Corps. The Confederate Army, under command of Lieut. Gen. John C. Pemberton, was composed of Stevenson’s, Forney’s, Smith's, and . . . — Map (db m110827) HM
88Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 19.Campaign, Siege, and Defense of Vicksburg; 1863.
The Union Army under command of Maj Gen. U. S. Grant was composed of three divisions of the 13th, the 15th, and the 17th Corps. The Confederate Army, under command of Lieut. Gen. John C. Pemberton, was composed of Stevenson’s, Forney’s, Smith's, and . . . — Map (db m116685) HM
89Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 22.Campaign, Siege, and Defense of Vicksburg; 1863.
The Union Army, under command of Maj. Gen. U. S. Grant, was composed of the 13th, 15th, and 17th Corps. The Confederate Army, under command of Lieut. Gen. John C. Pemberton, was composed of Stevenson’s, Forney’s, Smith's and Bowen’s Divisions, and . . . — Map (db m110830) HM
90Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Assault on the Confederate Line of Defense, May 22.Campaign, Siege, and Defense of Vicksburg; 1863.
The Union Army, under command of Maj. Gen. U. S. Grant, was composed of the 13th, 15th, and 17th Corps. The Confederate Army, under command of Lieut. Gen. John C. Pemberton, was composed of Stevenson’s, Forney’s, Smith's and Bowen’s Divisions, and . . . — Map (db m116684) HM
91Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Battle for Vicksburg
During the 19th century, rivers meant trade and transit—none more than the Mississippi. This mighty artery of commerce was the nation's single greatest economic feature. In late 1862, Vicksburg remained the primary Confederate stronghold along . . . — Map (db m104226) HM
92Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Battle of Champion's Hill, Mississippi, May 16.Campaign, Siege, and Defense of Vicksburg; 1863.
The Union Army, under command of Maj. Gen. U. S. Grant, was composed of the 13th Corps, Blair’s division of the 15th Corps, and Logan’s and Crocker’s Divisions of the 17th Corps. The Confederate Army, under command of Lieut. Gen. John C. Pemberton, . . . — Map (db m110826) HM
93Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Battle of Champion's Hill, Mississippi, May 16.Campaign, Siege, and Defense of Vicksburg; 1863.
The Union Army, under command of Maj. Gen. U. S. Grant, was composed of the 13th Corps, Blair’s division of the 15th Corps, and Logan’s and Crocker’s Divisions of the 17th Corps. The Confederate Army, under command of Lieut. Gen. John C. Pemberton, . . . — Map (db m116686) HM
94Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi, May 1.Campaign, Siege, and Defense of Vicksburg; 1863.
The Union Army under command of Maj. Gen. U. S. Grant was composed of the 13th Corps and Logan's Division of the 17th Corps. The Confederate Army, under command of Brig. Gen. John S. Bowen, was composed of Tracy’s, Cockrell's, Green’s, and Baldwin's . . . — Map (db m110216) HM
95Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Battle of Port Gibson, Mississippi, May 1.Campaign, Siege, and Defense of Vicksburg; 1863.
The Union Army under command of Maj. Gen. U. S. Grant was composed of the 13th Corps and Logan's Division of the 17th Corps. The Confederate Army, under command of Brig. Gen. John S. Bowen, was composed of Tracy’s, Cockrell's, Green’s, and Baldwin's . . . — Map (db m115556) HM
96Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Blasting Their Way
Direct assaults on the Confederate fortifications on May 19 and 22 ended in heavy Union losses. With Vicksburg's defenses holding strong. Grant changed tactics and ordered a formal siege. Here, at Third Louisiana Redan, all phases of siege . . . — Map (db m109354) HM
97Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Boomer's Brigade: Assault, May 22, 1863.Second Position — Union Position Tablet —
This brigade moved from its first position, on the left of 
Stevenson's brigade of Logan's division, about 3 p.m., reported
 to Gen. Carr about 4 p.m. and was ordered to assault the Confederate
 curtain between the lunette on the . . . — Map (db m109552) HM
98Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Briefly Breaching the Line
At daybreak on May 22, 1863, hundreds of Federal cannon opened fire. The second Union attempt to take Vicksburg began. Three miles of Confederate fortifications were bombarded for four hours. Then the Union guns fell silent. Troops charged . . . — Map (db m109327) HM
99Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Brig. Gen. Edward D. Tracy
Commanding 2nd Brigade Stevenson's Division Army of Vicksburg Killed in the Battle of Port Gibson May 1 1863 Map (db m110515) HM
100Mississippi (Warren County), Vicksburg National Military Park — Brig. Gen. Lloyd Tilghman
Commanding 1st Brigade Loring's Division Johnston's Army Killed in the Battle of Champion's Hill May 18, 1863Map (db m115756) HM

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