Iuka in Tishomingo County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Brig. Gen. Henry Little
A Native of Maryland, Confederate Brigadier General Lewis Henry Little (1817-1862) was the son of a long~time U.S. congressman and a former U.S. Army officer. As a Confederate general, Little was given command of Missouri troops and headed a division during the battle of Iuka on September 19, 1862. At 5:45 pm, Little was shot and killed instantly while conversing with Gen. Sterling Price. Temporarily buried in Iuka, Little's remains were later moved to Green Mount Cemetery in Baltimore.
Erected 2009 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
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 month for this entry is September 1873.
Location. 34° 48.202′ N, 88° 12.399′ W. Marker is in Iuka, Mississippi, in Tishomingo County. Marker is on Battleground Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1251 Battleground Drive, Iuka MS 38852, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow fliesPatriot William Gray (approx. ¼ mile away); The 11th Ohio Battery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle of Iuka (approx. half a mile away); Iuka Normal (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Twin Magnolias" (approx. one mile away); Confederate Heroes Monument (approx. one mile away); Old Tishomingo County Courthouse (approx. one mile away); Iuka (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iuka.
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