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Near Finger in McNairy County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mark Perrin Lowrey

Dec. 30, 1828 - Feb. 27, 1885

 
 
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By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
1. Mark Perrin Lowrey Marker
Inscription. Born 4.3 mi. east, he moved to Mississippi in 1845. Enlisted in 2nd Mississippi Volunteers for Mexican War. In 1861, initially commanding the 4th Mississippi Militia, he became colonel, 32nd Mississippi Infantry, CSA, in 1862 and a brigadier general in 1863. His brigade was part of Cleburne's Division, Army of Tennessee. Resigned commission March 14, 1865. Founded Blue Mountain Female Institute in 1873 and was president until his death at Middleton, Tenn. He is buried in Blue Mountain, Miss.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 24.)
 
Location. 35° 21.128′ N, 88° 38.422′ W. Marker is near Finger, Tennessee, in McNairy County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 45 and Tennessee Route 199, on the left when traveling south on U.S. 45. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Finger TN 38334, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Freed-Hardeman College (approx. 6.1 miles away); Cox's Raid (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Hurst Nation (approx. 8.5 miles away); Fielding Hurst and Purdy (approx. 10.4 miles
Mark Perrin Lowrey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
2. Mark Perrin Lowrey Marker
away); Pinson Mounds (approx. 10.6 miles away); Jacks Creek (approx. 10.6 miles away); The Trail of Tears (approx. 11.4 miles away); Purdy (approx. 13.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Mark Perrin Lowrey - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 19, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. EducationPatriots & PatriotismWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 429 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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