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Rienzi in Alcorn County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Samuel L. Neely

Rienzi Mississippi

 
 
Samuel L. Neely Marker (Side 1) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
1. Samuel L. Neely Marker (Side 1)
Inscription.  (Side 1)
Samuel L. Neely (19) enlisted April 30th, 1861 at Corinth, Mississippi in Co. A (Tishomingo Riflemen) 2nd Reg't Mississippi Volunteers. Neely was in 16 battles and wounded in 7. He died August 21st, 1864, two days after he was wounded in the Battle of Weldon Railroad. Neely is the most decorated Confederate soldier having being named to the Roll of Honor a record five times. Samuel L. Neely was named to the Roll of Honor in Battle of the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Courthouse, Bethesda Church, Tally's Mill, and Weldon Railroad.

(Side 2)
Engagements
1. Manassas 1
2. Seven Pines
3. Gaines Farm
4. Manassas 2, Aug. 2, 1862
5. Boonsboro, MD
6. Bristoe, VA
7. Gettysburg, PA Day 1
8. Bristoe, VA
9. Wilderness May 5 & 6
10. Tally's Mill
11. Spotsylvania Court House
12. Bethesda Church June 2 & 3
13. Weldon Railroad Aug 18 & 19
 
Erected 2018 by Col. William P. Rogers SCV Camp 321.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location.
Samuel L. Neely Marker (Side 2) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
2. Samuel L. Neely Marker (Side 2)
34° 46.012′ N, 88° 31.676′ W. Marker is in Rienzi, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Memorial is on South Front Street (State Highway 356) north of Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located next to Rienzi Town Hall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 84 South Front Street, Rienzi MS 38865, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Campground Cemetery (approx. 3 miles away); New Hope Presbyterian Church (approx. 5.4 miles away); Andrew Boyd Dilworth (approx. 5˝ miles away); Jacinto (approx. 5.7 miles away); Booneville (approx. 7.1 miles away); Booneville Armory (approx. 7.3 miles away); Capture Of Booneville (approx. 8 miles away); Council of War (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Samuel L. Neely Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
3. Samuel L. Neely Marker
Samuel L. Neely Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
4. Samuel L. Neely Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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