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Near Finger in McNairy County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mark Perrin Lowrey

Dec. 30, 1828 - Feb. 27, 1885

 
 
Mark Perrin Lowrey Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
1. Mark Perrin Lowrey Marker
Inscription.  Born 4.3 mi. east, he moved to Mississippi in 1845. Enlisted in 2nd Mississippi Volunteers for Mexican War. In 1861, initially commanding the 4th Mississippi Militia, he became colonel, 32nd Mississippi Infantry, CSA, in 1862 and a brigadier general in 1863. His brigade was part of Cleburne's Division, Army of Tennessee. Resigned commission March 14, 1865. Founded Blue Mountain Female Institute in 1873 and was president until his death at Middleton, Tenn. He is buried in Blue Mountain, Miss.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 24.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationPatriots & PatriotismWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 14, 1845.
 
Location. 35° 21.128′ N, 88° 38.422′ W. Marker is near Finger, Tennessee, in McNairy County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 45 and Tennessee Route 199, on the left when traveling south
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on U.S. 45. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Finger TN 38334, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Front Street (approx. 5.9 miles away); Henderson at War (approx. 6 miles away); Eddy Arnold (approx. 6 miles away); Tornado of 1952 (approx. 6.1 miles away); Fighting For Control (approx. 6.1 miles away); Chester County War Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away); Chester County Courthouse (approx. 6.1 miles away); Freed-Hardeman College (approx. 6.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Mark Perrin Lowrey - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 19, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Mark Perrin Lowrey Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
2. Mark Perrin Lowrey Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 7, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 900 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 7, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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