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Near Lorman in Jefferson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Civil War Skirmish

 
 
Civil War Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
March 16, 2008
1. Civil War Skirmish Marker
Inscription.  Here, on July 4, 1864, Union landing force, sent from Rodney by General Ellett in search of cotton, clashed with C.S.A. cavalry under Maj. Moorman & was driven back to boats.
 
Erected 1964 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 31° 50.175′ N, 91° 2.768′ W. Marker was near Lorman, Mississippi, in Jefferson County. Marker was at the intersection of State Highway 552 and Lower Mississippi Great River Road (Interstate 61), on the right when traveling west on State Highway 552. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Lorman MS 39096, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Coleman's Crossroads (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lorman (approx. 1.1 miles away); Red Lick (approx. 3.4 miles away); Alcorn Agricultural And Mechanical College
Civil War Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
March 16, 2008
2. Civil War Skirmish Marker
(approx. 6.1 miles away); Oakland Memorial Chapel (approx. 6.2 miles away); Oakland College (approx. 6.2 miles away); The Original Campus (approx. 6.2 miles away); The Chapel (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lorman.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2008, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,261 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on December 8, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2008. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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