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

Unknown Soldiers

C.S.A

 
 
Unknown Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, August 26, 2022
1. Unknown Soldiers Marker
Inscription.  Here lie 263 of Sterling Price's command who fell in Battle of Iuka, 1862. These unknown dead were once marked by a U.D.C. monument & an enclosing wall.
 
Erected by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 34° 47.948′ N, 88° 10.777′ W. Marker is in Iuka, Mississippi, in Tishomingo County. Marker is at the intersection of Indian Creek Road and Dunmoor Dive, on the left when traveling west on Indian Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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 flies. Eastport (approx. 0.7 miles away); Joseph Henry Holley Log House (approx. ¾ mile away); Iuka Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Iuka (approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Tishomingo County Courthouse (approx.
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0.9 miles away); "Twin Magnolias" (approx. 0.9 miles away); Confederate Heroes Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Church of Our Saviour (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iuka.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Iuka. (Submitted on September 3, 2022, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Unknown Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, August 26, 2022
2. Unknown Soldiers Marker
Unknown Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, August 26, 2022
3. Unknown Soldiers Marker
Unknown Soldiers Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, August 26, 2022
4. Unknown Soldiers Marker
Gen. Sterling Price, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
5. Gen. Sterling Price, C.S.A.
Shady Grove Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, August 26, 2022
6. Shady Grove Cemetery
Final resting place for 263 Unknown Confederate Soldiers.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2022, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 423 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 3, 2022, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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