On to Vicksburg

On to Vicksburg (HM1ZSV)

Location: Port Gibson, MS 39150 Claiborne County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 1.999', W 91° 3.187'

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After crossing the Mississippi River and fighting the battle of Port Gibson April 30 - May 1, 1863, Gen. U.S. Grant moved to capture Grand Gulf as a base of operations against Port Hudson, Louisiana. Capturing Grand Gulf on May 3, Grant learned that Union forces under Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks were not yet in position at Port Hudson and decided to move against Vicksburg instead. Grand Gulf then became Grant's forward supply base and by May 8 over 2,000,000 rations were stockpiled here for Grant's army.
Year Placed2013
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 at 10:32pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 683842 N 3545785
Decimal Degrees32.03331667, -91.05311667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 1.999', W 91° 3.187'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 1' 59.94" N, 91° 3' 11.22" W
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Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Grand Gulf Rd, Port Gibson MS 39150, US
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