Small Redan on Left of Green's Brigade.

Small Redan on Left of Green's Brigade. (HM26FR)

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

N 32° 22.122', W 90° 50.689'

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Confederate Position Tablet

This redan and the line immediately to its right were held the afternoon of May 19, 1863, and the assaults of the Union force repulsed, by the 7th Mississippi Infantry Battalion. Its casualtiescannot be accurately stated.
The position was held, May 22, and the assaults of the Union force repulsed by the 7th Mississippi Infantry Battalion, the 5th Missouri Infantry and one company of the 1st and 4th Missouri Infantry (Consolidated). The casualties cannot be accurately stated.
This redan, after June 2, was held by the 20th Arkansas of Green's Brigade. Gen. Green was killed in it the morning of June 27. Two countermines against the Union approach were prepared but not fired.
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HM NumberHM26FR
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Placed ByThe United States War Department
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Date Added Friday, March 30th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 702770 N 3583346
Decimal Degrees32.36870000, -90.84481667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.122', W 90° 50.689'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 7.32" N, 90° 50' 41.34" W
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Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1131 Confederate Ave, Vicksburg MS 39183, US
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