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Picayune in Pearl River County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The “Hancock Rebels”

 
 
The "Hancock Rebels" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Cormier, January 23, 2008
1. The "Hancock Rebels" Marker
Inscription. Organized in March 1862 by Capt. D.B. Seal at Hobolochitto (now Picayune), the "Hancock Rebels" became Co. C, 38th Mississippi Infantry, C.S.A. Seeing action at Corinth, Iuka, and Vicksburg, the unit was mounted in 1864 and served under Nathan B. Forrest at the Battle of Harrisburg. Twenty-One "Rebels" died during the war.
 
Erected 2007 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 30° 27.858′ N, 89° 41.588′ W. Marker is in Picayune, Mississippi, in Pearl River County. Click for map. This marker is actually located at the Interstate 59 Mississippi Welcome Center coming in from Louisiana. Marker is in this post office area: Picayune MS 39466, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gainesville Volunteers (approx. 11.8 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The "Hancock Rebels" Marker image. Click for full size.
December 1, 2012
2. The "Hancock Rebels" Marker
Entrance to Welcome Center - Marker is in the right side of the picture.
The "Hancock Rebels" Marker image. Click for full size.
December 1, 2012
3. The "Hancock Rebels" Marker
Sign at Welcome Center - marker is in left side of picture.
 
 
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