Near Okolona in Chickasaw County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Battle of Okolona
Erected 2006 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 22, 1864.
Location. 34° 3.156′ N, 88° 49.868′ W. Marker is near Okolona, Mississippi, in Chickasaw County. Marker is on Mississippi Route 41 0.9 miles north of Old Highway 41 (Road 133), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Okolona MS 38860, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Monroe Mission Station (approx. 2.6 miles away); Hernando de Soto (approx. 3.1 miles away); Chickasaw Agency (approx. 4˝ miles away); Okolona College (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Okolona (approx. 5 miles away); Tockshish (approx. 5.1 miles away); William Colbert's Last Homesite (approx. 5.3 miles away); Owl Creek Mounds (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Okolona.
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia article on the Battle of Okolona. (Submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Civil War Talk on Colonel Jeffrey Forrest. (Submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 13, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.