“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Near Lorman in Jefferson County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)

Civil War Skirmish

Civil War Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
March 16, 2008
1. Civil War Skirmish Marker
Inscription.  Here, on July 4, 1864, Union landing force, sent from Rodney by General Ellett in search of cotton, clashed with C.S.A. cavalry under Maj. Moorman & was driven back to boats.
Erected 1964 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.
Location. 31° 50.175′ N, 91° 2.768′ W. Marker is near Lorman, Mississippi, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 552 and Lower Mississippi Great River Road (Interstate 61), on the right when traveling west on State Highway 552. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lorman MS 39096, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coleman's Crossroads (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lorman (approx. 1.1 miles away); Red Lick (approx. 3.4 miles away); Alcorn Agricultural And Mechanical College (approx. 6.1 miles away); Oakland Memorial Chapel
Civil War Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
March 16, 2008
2. Civil War Skirmish Marker
(approx. 6.2 miles away); Oakland College (approx. 6.2 miles away); The Original Campus (approx. 6.2 miles away); The Chapel (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lorman.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 20, 2008, by Gordon Bruce Schulze Jr. of Kingston, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 2,244 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2008. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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