Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton

Lieutenant General John C. Pemberton (HM26DS)

Location: Vicksburg, MS 39183 Warren County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 21.093', W 90° 51.132'

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C.S. Army of Vicksburg.

Stevenson's Division, Maj. Gen. C. L. Stevenson.
Maury's-Forney's Division, {Maj. Gen. Dabney H. Maury;
{Maj Gen. John H. Forney.
Smith's Division, Maj. Gen. M. L. Smith.
Forney's-Bowen's Division, {Maj. Gen. John H. Forney;
{Maj. Gen. Johns' Bowen.
Waul's Texas Legion, Col. T. N. Waul.
River Batteries, Col. Ed Higgins.
Miscellaneous (One Detachment and Two Companies).
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The army, was engaged in the battles and movements of the Vicksburg Campaign beginning March 29, 1863, and began taking position on the line of defense, May 18 —Stevenson's Division on the right, Forney's in the center, and Smith's on the left, Bowen's Division and Waul's Texas Legion in reserve. The assaults of the Union Army, May 19 and May 22, were repulsed. The siege operations of that army were successfully opposed from May 23 to July 3, when a proposal for capitulation was sent by Gen. Pemberton to Gen. Grant. They met for conference that afternoon between the lines and near the Jackson Road. The terms of capitulation were agreed upon by correspondence after the meeting, and, July 4, the army was surrendered to Gen. Grant. The aggregate reported casualties in the army during the campaign and defense were, killed 1302. wounded 3486, missing 3448, total 8236.
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Placed ByThe United States War Department
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Date Added Wednesday, March 28th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 702113 N 3581431
Decimal Degrees32.35155000, -90.85220000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 21.093', W 90° 51.132'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 21' 5.58" N, 90° 51' 7.9199999999999" W
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Area Code(s)601
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Pemberton Cir, Vicksburg MS 39183, US
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