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Booneville in Prentiss County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Council of War

 
 
Council of War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
1. Council of War Marker
Inscription.  E. 1 block, Generals S.D. Lee and N.G. Forrest met on night of June 9, 1864 to plan Battle of Brice's Crossroads, where Federals under S.D. Sturgis & B.H. Grierson were routed.
 
Erected 1956 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 34° 39.329′ N, 88° 34.001′ W. Marker is in Booneville, Mississippi, in Prentiss County. Marker is at the intersection of South 2nd Street (State Highway 145) and State Street, on the right when traveling north on South 2nd Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Booneville MS 38829, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Capture Of Booneville (approx. ¼ mile away); Booneville Armory (approx. 0.8 miles away); Booneville (approx. one mile away); Battle of Booneville (approx. one mile away); Campground Cemetery (approx. 5.1 miles away); Blackland Church and Cemetery (approx. 5.7 miles away); Samuel L. Neely (approx. 8 miles away); Private John Allen (approx. 9.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Booneville.
 
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Council of War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
2. Council of War Marker
 Battle of Brices Cross Roads. (Submitted on August 29, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis, U.S.A. image. Click for full size.
3. Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis, U.S.A.
Gen. Benjamin H. Grierson, U.S.A. image. Click for full size.
4. Gen. Benjamin H. Grierson, U.S.A.
Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
5. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest, C.S.A.
Gen. Stephen D. Lee, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
6. Gen. Stephen D. Lee, C.S.A.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 29, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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