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

Edward C. Walthall

 
 
Edward C. Walthall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
1. Edward C. Walthall Marker
Inscription.  
Lawyer, soldier statesman. Maj. Gen. in Confederate Army. U. S. Senator from 1885 to 1898. Made home here from 1871 to death. House built shortly before outbreak of Civil War.
 
Erected 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
 
Location. 33° 46.696′ N, 89° 48.202′ W. Marker is in Grenada, Mississippi, in Grenada County. Marker is on College Boulevard east of South Line Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 73 College Blvd, Grenada MS 38901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grenada Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); J. Augustine Signaigo (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grenada County Confederate Monument (approx. half a mile away); Grenada Blues (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named J. Augustine Signaigo
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(approx. half a mile away); Odd Fellows/Confederate Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Belle Flower M.B. Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Magic Slim (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grenada.
 
Edward C. Walthall Marker and former home. image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
2. Edward C. Walthall Marker and former home.
Walthall House (1848)
Hill County History website entry:
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Edward C. Walthall Marker looking west. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, May 23, 2021
3. Edward C. Walthall Marker looking west.
Edward Cary Walthall (April 4, 1831 – April 21, 1898) image. Click for full size.
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4. Edward Cary Walthall (April 4, 1831 – April 21, 1898)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 122 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 26, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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