Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
In Memory of Dr. Hugh S. Bodley
Killed in the fight to rid Vicksburg of vicious gamblers
July 5, 1835
Erected by a grateful community to the memory of
Dr. Hugh Bodley
murdered by the gamblers
July 5, 1835
While defending the morals of Vickburg
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Events. A significant historical date for this entry is July 5, 1836.
Location. 32° 21.25′ N, 90° 52.447′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st East Street and Farmer Street, on the right when traveling east on 1st East Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Antebellum (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christ Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Christ Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); Judge Lake (approx. 0.2 miles away); Anchuca (approx. 0.2 miles away); Happy Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vicksburg and the Vick FamilyThe Fleckenstein - Coccaro Grocery Store 1839 - 1965 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
Also see . . . Newspaper stories of the gamblers hanged. (Submitted on August 14, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 14, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 14, 2021, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.