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

Andrew Boyd Dilworth

 
 
Andrew Boyd Dilworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
1. Andrew Boyd Dilworth Marker
Inscription.  A.B. Dilworth (1814-1894) served in the Mississippi House of Representatives (1846-1850), secretary of state (1855-1860), and state auditor (1861-62). During the Civil War, Dilworth served as quartermaster general in Iuka and negotiated the release of Confederate prisoners from Camp Douglas. He is buried nearby in the John Dilworth Cemetery.
 
Erected 2011 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 34° 49.722′ N, 88° 35.26′ W. Marker is in Biggersville, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is on Huggins Road (County Highway 514) half a mile east of County Road 529, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rienzi MS 38865, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Hope Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Kossuth
Andrew Boyd Dilworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
2. Andrew Boyd Dilworth Marker
(approx. 4.3 miles away); Samuel L. Neely (approx. 5˝ miles away); Campground Cemetery (approx. 7.4 miles away); An Act to Establish and to Protect National Cemeteries. (approx. 8 miles away); Battle of Corinth - 1862 (approx. 8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Corinth - 1862 (approx. 8 miles away); Corinth Confederate Memorial (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  A. B. Dilworth. Wikipedia (Submitted on August 29, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.) 
 
Andrew Boyd Dilworth Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
3. Andrew Boyd Dilworth Gravesite
John Dilworth Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
4. John Dilworth Cemetery
John Dilworth Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 23, 2020
5. John Dilworth Cemetery
 
 
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 45 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. 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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