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Canton in Madison County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Harvey's Scouts Monument

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2018
1. Harvey's Scouts Monument
Inscription.  Capt. Addison Harvey
Born June 1837,
Killed April 9, 1865.

Just as the country's flag was furled forever, death saved him the pain of defeat.

Long since has beat the last tattoo
Disbanded are the 'Gray' and 'Blue'
And peace reigns now where troopers drew
Their sabres bright to date and do
Led forward by Ad. Harvey

Killed in Battle
Lieut. Thomas Land
Thomas Field
John Graham
James Renfro
John Kilgore
William Bates
James Tucker
John Morrow
John Catlett
James Archibald

Erected by the survivors of Harvey's Scouts to perpetuate the memory of their Captain and Comrades in Arms.
1894
 
Erected 1894 by Survivors of Harvey's Scouts.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 36.526′ N, 90° 1.624′ W. Marker is in Canton, Mississippi, in Madison County. Memorial can be reached from East Semmes Street east of Lyon Street, on the left when traveling east.
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By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2018
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Marker is located in Canton Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Canton MS 39046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Howcutt Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Madison County Jail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Priestley House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grace Church (approx. half a mile away); Madison County Movement (approx. 0.6 miles away); Madison County Courthouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Club Desire (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canton.
 
Also see . . .  Harvey's Scouts. (Submitted on July 30, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2018
3. Harvey's Scouts Monument
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By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2018
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By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2018
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By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2018
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on July 30, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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