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Michigan City in Benton County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Davis Mill

December 21, 1862

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
1. Davis Mill Marker
Inscription.  Here, after a successful raid on the Federal supply base at Holly Springs the day before, Confederate troops led by Maj.~Gen. Earl Van Dorn were repelled by approx. 250 Federal troops posted at Davis Mill.
 
Erected 1979 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is December 21, 1862.
 
Location. 34° 58.872′ N, 89° 15.062′ W. Marker is in Michigan City, Mississippi, in Benton County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 702) east of State Highway 7, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 73 Main Street, Michigan City MS 38647, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); LaGrange (approx. 4.4 miles away in Tennessee); La Grange (approx. 4˝ miles away in Tennessee); Immanuel Church (approx. 4˝ miles away in Tennessee); Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens (approx. 4˝
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By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
2. Davis Mill Marker
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miles away in Tennessee); Grierson's Raid (approx. 4˝ miles away in Tennessee); The Gloster - Anderson Graveyard (approx. 4˝ miles away in Tennessee); Lucy Petway Holcombe Pickens House (approx. 4.7 miles away in Tennessee).
 
Davis Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 16, 2021
3. Davis Mill Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 19, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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