Inscription. Site of hq. of Gen. Ulysses
By Bill Coughlin, July 29, 2003
|1. Grantís Headquarters Marker|
|The house that served as Gen. Grant's headquarters is no longer standing.|
Simpson Grant in June,
1862. In mid-July Grant
removed to plantation
home of F. E. Whitfield, Sr.,
about 1 mi. S. of Corinth.
Erected by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Location. 34° 56.182′ N, 88° 31.255′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is on Jackson Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located between Childs Street and Foote Street. Marker is in this post office area: Corinth MS 38834, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Generals' Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Provost Marshal's Office (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnston's Headquarters (about 400 feet away); Site of Rose Cottage (about 400 feet away); Fillmore Street Chapel (about 400 feet away); Oak Home (about 600 feet away); "Decision at the Crossroads" Corinth: October 4, 1862 (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Oak Home (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Corinth.
Also see . . . The Battle of Corinth - October 4th. Civil War Preservation Trust website. (Submitted on July 27, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,024 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on July 27, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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