Inscription. 2 mi. NW was the flourishing port of Camargo, named by Veterans for their Mexican war camp. The town had a steamboat landing, schools, cemetery, and church. Confederates won a skirmish here, July 14, 1864
By Jeff Lovorn, November 22, 2011
|1. Camargo - 1847 Marker|
Erected 1976 by Monroe County Bicentennial Committee.
Location. 34° 3.376′ N, 88° 37.79′ W. Marker is in Nettleton, Mississippi, in Monroe County. Marker is on State Highway 45, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nettleton MS 38858, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Elvis Presley and the Blues (approx. 14.3 miles away); Elvis Presley's Childhood Church (approx. 14.3 miles away); Birthplace of Elvis Presley (approx. 14.4 miles away); Shake Rag (approx. 14.5 miles away); Shake Rag Community (approx. 14.5 miles away); Battle of Tupelo (approx. 15.1 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Tupelo (approx. 15.1 miles away).
Credits. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 220 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on December 10, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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