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Brookhaven in Lincoln County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Brookhaven Light Artillery

 
 
Brookhaven Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, November 15, 2014
1. Brookhaven Light Artillery Marker
Inscription. Also known as Hoskin's Battery, this unit was organized on May 11, 1861. The battery saw action in numerous engagements, including the Battle of Jackson on May 14, 1863. In June 1863 the unit was engaged at Mechanicsburg, Miss. and served with distinction during the Atlanta Campaign and at the Battle of Nashville in 1864.
 
Erected 2002 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 31° 34.641′ N, 90° 26.62′ W. Marker is in Brookhaven, Mississippi, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of South Whitworth Avenue and West Chickasaw Street, on the right when traveling north on South Whitworth Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 S Whitworth Ave., Brookhaven MS 39601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brookhaven (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Whitworth College (about 800 feet away); Rose Hill Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Memorial Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. National Park Service: Brookhaven Battery Mississippi Light Artillery. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. Free Republic: Brookhaven artillery unit honored Nov. 9, 2002 (Southern Heritage)
Brookhaven Light Artillery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, November 15, 2014
2. Brookhaven Light Artillery Marker
Old City Hall across the street.
. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
3. Find The Best: Find Soldiers of the Hoskins' Battery, Mississippi Light Artillery. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
4. The Official and Statistical Register of the State of Mississippi. Published by Mississippi. Dept. of Archives and History (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.) 

5. Mississippians in the Confederate Army: Mississippians at Iuka, Corinth, Vicksburg & Port Hudson. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
6. FamilySearch: Hoskins' Battery, Mississippi Light Artillery (Brookhaven Light Artillery). (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
7. Find A Grave: Absalom "Abe" Pennington. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
8. The Confederate Upper Battery Site, Grand Gulf, Mississippi Excavations, 1982. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
9. And Speaking of Which: Tom Mix and Poodles Hanneford: The Sells Floto Circus Comes to Jackson. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
10. Brookhaven Light Artillery (aka Capt. Hoskinsí Battery). (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
11. War for Southern Independence — Brookhaven Light Artillery Brigade. (Submitted on November 22, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Brookhaven Light Artillery Marker behind Civil War cannons image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, November 15, 2014
3. Brookhaven Light Artillery Marker behind Civil War cannons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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