Near Port Gibson in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Fight for Hankinson's Ferry
Erected 2013 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical date for this entry is May 3, 1863.
Location. 32° 2.4′ N, 90° 53.492′ W. Marker is near Port Gibson, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Port Gibson Road (Mississippi Route 462) and Old Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Old Port Gibson Road, Port Gibson MS 39150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grant at Hankinson's Ferry (here, next to this marker); Skirmish at Willow Springs (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grindstone Ford (approx. 2.6 miles away); Owens Creek (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Road to Vicksburg (approx. 4.2 miles away); Site of the Hermitage (approx. 4.3 miles away); Federals Occupy Rocky Springs (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Town of Rocky Springs (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Gibson.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
Also see . . . Grant's Vicksburg Supply Line - The Civil War Trust. (Submitted on May 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Additional keywords. Big Black River
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 114 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.