“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Nettleton in Monroe County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

Camargo 1847

Camargo - 1847 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 22, 2011
1. Camargo - 1847 Marker
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
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 at the intersection of U.S. 45 and Camargo Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 45. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nettleton MS 38858, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chickasaw Council House (approx. 12.7 miles away); Black Belt (approx. 12.7 miles away); Elvis Presley's Childhood Church (approx. 14.3 miles away); Elvis Presley and the Blues (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); Elvis Presley and Tupelo (approx. 14.5 miles away).
Categories. War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 651 times since then and 141 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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