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Summit in Pike County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Col. Preston Brent

 
 
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August 25, 2018
1. Col. Preston Brent Marker
Inscription.  Home 3/4 mi. S.E. A doctor, he was organizer, from 1861 to 1863, of the Quitman Guards, Company K, 38th Regiment, at Holmesville, and the Brent Rifles, at Summit.
 
Erected 1957 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Location. 31° 17.055′ N, 90° 18.299′ W. Marker is in Summit, Mississippi, in Pike County. Marker is on State Highway 44 near W Topisaw S, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Summit MS 39666, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bogue Chitto Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Felder Campground (approx. 2 miles away); Mississippi Territory (approx. 2 miles away); War of 1812, Pike County (approx. 5.6 miles away); Old Pike County Chancery Clerk's Office (approx. 5.6 miles away); Creation of Pike County (approx. 5.6 miles away); Site of Ruth School (approx. 6.6 miles away); Holmesville (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Summit.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Col. Preston Brent Marker image. Click for full size.
August 25, 2018
2. Col. Preston Brent Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2018, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2018.
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