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Philadelphia in Neshoba County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Neshoba County Confederate Monument

 
 
Neshoba County Confederate Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 29, 2013
1. Neshoba County Confederate Monument Marker
Inscription.  Constructed using funds raised by public subscription, this monument was dedicated in July 1912, to the memory of citizens of Neshoba County who served in the Civil War (1861-1865).

The statue on the monument was damaged by a windstorm in 1990 and was restored by the citizens of Neshoba County in 2006.

Men from Neshoba County served in numerous units. According to Dunbar Rowland’s Military History of Mississippi, the units who served which were organized in Neshoba County were:

Bogue Chitto Rangers; Co. B, 5th Regt. Infantry
Capt. Houston’s Company; Co. I, 1st Regt. Infantry (State Troops) (Reserves)
Capt. Knox’s Cavalry Company (Stonewall Rangers)
Capt. Walsh’s Company (Muckalusha Guards)
Capt. Williams’ Company (Minute Men) (Attala Rangers)
Capt. Wilson’s Independent Company Mtd. Men (Neshoba Rangers) (Local Defense)
Cumberland Guards; Co. A, 33rd Regt. Infantry (Hurst’s)
Dixie Rangers; Co. G. 40th Regt. Infantry
Gully’s Company; Co. F, 3rd Regt. Cavalry Reserves
Mississippi Tigers (AKA Neshoba Tigers); Co. F, 40th Regt. Infantry
Muckalusha Guards (AKA
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Neshoba Dixies); Co. F, 1st Regt. Infantry (Army of 10,000) (Patton’s) (Also Co. E, 35th Regt. Infantry)
Neshoba Guards; Co. E, 5th Regt. Infantry (State Troops) (Robinson’s)
Neshoba Rifles (AKA Neshoba Riflemen); Co. D, 11th Regt. Infantry
Perrin’s Company; Co. A, Perrin’s Battalion State Cavalry (also Co. A. 11th Regt. Cavalry (Perrin’s))
Runnel’s Company; Co. G. 6th Regt. Cavalry
Scotland Guards; Co. K, 5th Regt. Infantry
Steam Mill Rangers; Co. E, 40th Regt. Infantry
 
Erected 1912 by Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1912.
 
Location. 32° 46.288′ N, 89° 6.62′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Mississippi, in Neshoba County. Memorial is on West Beacon Street (State Highway 16) west of Center Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located on the Neshoba County Courthouse grounds, beside the sidewalk in front of the north entrance, overlooking the subject Confederate Monument. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 West Beacon Street, Philadelphia MS 39350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marty Stuart (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Neshoba County Jail
Neshoba County Confederate Monument<br>(<i>wide view; marker visible to the right of monument</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 29, 2013
2. Neshoba County Confederate Monument
(wide view; marker visible to the right of monument)
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Marty Gamblin (about 700 feet away); Adam Monroe Byrd (approx. ¼ mile away); Grierson's Raid 1863 (approx. ¼ mile away); Philadelphia Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); Otis Rush (approx. 0.4 miles away); Booker T. Washington School (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
More about this monument. Marker is a large, rectangular, embossed metal tablet, mounted vertically, at waist-level, on metal posts.
 
Neshoba County Confederate Monument (<i>Neshoba County Courthouse in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 29, 2013
3. Neshoba County Confederate Monument (Neshoba County Courthouse in background)
Neshoba County Confederate Monument Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 29, 2013
4. Neshoba County Confederate Monument Statue
Neshoba County Confederate Monument<br>(<i>front detail</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 29, 2013
5. Neshoba County Confederate Monument
(front detail)
1861-1865
Love’s tribute to the noble men who marched ‘neath the flag of the stars and bars, and were faithful to the end.
C. S. A.
Our Heros.
Erected by the
Daughters of the
Confederacy.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 567 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 18, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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