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

Civil War Skirmish

 
 
Civil War Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
March 16, 2008
1. Civil War Skirmish Marker
Inscription. Here, on July 4, 1864, Union landing force, sent from Rodney by General Ellett in search of cotton, clashed with C.S.A. cavalry under Maj. Moorman & was driven back to boats.
 
Erected 1964 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 49.259′ N, 91° 3.046′ W. Marker is near Lorman, Mississippi, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 552 and Lower Mississippi Great River Road (Interstate 61), on the right when traveling west on State Highway 552. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lorman MS 39096, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Windsor Ruins (approx. 9.5 miles away); Bayou Pierre Presbyterian Church (approx. 9.8 miles away); Bullen Creek (approx. 10 miles away but has been reported missing); Rabbit Foot Minstrels (approx. 10.3 miles away); Battle of Port Gibson (approx. 10.3 miles away); Sunken Trace
Civil War Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
March 16, 2008
2. Civil War Skirmish Marker
(approx. 11.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Mount Locust (approx. 12.3 miles away); a different marker also named Mount Locust (approx. 12.3 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Gordon Bruce Schulze Jr. of Kingston, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 2,101 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on . • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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