Port Gibson in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
From This Site
From This Site
Was Fired The
First Shot In The
In Memory Of The
Who Fought And Fell In
The Battle Of Port Gibson
May 1, 1863.
Location. 31° 56.866′ N, 91° 2.169′ W. Marker is in Port Gibson, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Memorial can be reached from Shaifer Road 1½ miles west of Bessie Weathers Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Gibson MS 39150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Fight at Midnight (a few steps from this marker); Battle of Port Gibson (a few steps from this marker); Reconciliation and Reunions (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Surgery on the Porch (within shouting distance of this marker); At the Center of the Battle (within shouting distance of this marker); The Quandary of Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); The Shaifer Farmstead (within shouting Magnolia Church and the Battle along the Rodney Road (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Gibson.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 8, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 8, 2019, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.