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Picayune in Pearl River County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

The "Hancock Rebels"

 
 
The "Hancock Rebels" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Shane Cormier, January 23, 2008
1. The "Hancock Rebels" Marker
Inscription.  Organized in March 1862 by Capt. D.B. Seal at Hobolochitto (now Picayune), the "Hancock Rebels" became Co. C, 38th Mississippi Infantry, C.S.A. Seeing action at Corinth, Iuka, and Vicksburg, the unit was mounted in 1864 and served under Nathan B. Forrest at the Battle of Harrisburg. Twenty-One "Rebels" died during the war.
 
Erected 2007 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 March 1862.
 
Location. 30° 27.858′ N, 89° 41.588′ W. Marker is in Picayune, Mississippi, in Pearl River County. This marker is actually located at the Interstate 59 Mississippi Welcome Center coming in from Louisiana. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Picayune MS 39466, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pinecote Pavilion (approx. 3.2 miles away); Southern Railroad Logo (approx. 4.2 miles away); Pearl River County - Area Confederate Companies (approx.
The "Hancock Rebels" Marker image. Click for full size.
December 1, 2012
2. The "Hancock Rebels" Marker
Entrance to Welcome Center - Marker is in the right side of the picture.
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4.2 miles away); Tank Car CROX 2027 (approx. 4.3 miles away); Picayune (approx. 4.4 miles away); Picayune Colored High School (approx. 4.4 miles away); Santa Rosa (approx. 5 miles away); John C. Stennis Space Center (approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Picayune.
 
The "Hancock Rebels" Marker image. Click for full size.
December 1, 2012
3. The "Hancock Rebels" Marker
Sign at Welcome Center - marker is in left side of picture.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 957 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 2, 2011, by Shane Cormier of Lafayette, Louisiana.   2, 3. submitted on December 26, 2012. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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