Near Champion Hill in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Champion Hill Battlefield
has been designated a
This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America
Erected 1977 by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Landmarks • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1977.
Location. 32° 19.72′ N, 90° 31.797′ W. Marker is near Champion Hill, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of Billy Fields Road and D J Johnson Road, on the left when traveling east on Billy Fields Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Billy Fields Road, Edwards MS 39066, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Champion Hill (here, next to this marker); Bowen's Counterattack (here, next to this marker); The Hill of Death Site of the 3rd Battery, Ohio Light Artillery (approx. one mile away); Champion House Site (approx. one mile away); A Narrow Escape (approx. 2˝ miles away); The Death of General Tilghman (approx. 2˝ miles away); Chicago Mercantile Battery - Artillery in the Yard (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Champion Hill.
Also see . . . Battle of Champion Hill website. (Submitted on October 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 582 times since then and 156 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.