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

Patriot William Gray

Circa 1760 - Circa 1848

 
 
Patriot William Gray Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
1. Patriot William Gray Marker
Inscription.  Revolutionary War soldier who enlisted at Laurens County, SC, in 1778. Served three years. Fought at Kings Mountain, SC, the turning point battle of the Revolutionary War in the South. Patriot William Gray lies at rest with his family in old Gray Town Cemetery, approximately 15 miles NW of Iuka, MS, off Tishomingo Co. Road 388. Erected by The William Gray Chapters, Sons of the American Revolution, Tupelo, MS, in honor of Patriot William Gray's service in securing America's freedom.
 
Erected 2013 by The William Gray Chapters, Sons of the American Revolution, Tupelo, MS.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
 
Location. 34° 48.28′ N, 88° 12.16′ W. Marker is in Iuka, Mississippi, in Tishomingo County. Marker is on Battleground Drive. (State Highway 25) south of Maria Lane, on the left when traveling north. On left just past Wal-Mart. Touch for map
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. 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 walking distance of this marker. Brig. Gen. Henry Little (approx. ¼ mile away); Iuka Normal (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Iuka (approx. 0.7 miles away); "Twin Magnolias" (approx. 0.8 miles away); Confederate Heroes Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Tishomingo County Courthouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); Iuka (approx. 0.8 miles away); Joseph Henry Holley Log House (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iuka.
 
More about this marker. New marker (April 20, 2013) in parking area.
 
Patriot William Gray Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
2. Patriot William Gray Marker
Patriot William Gray Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
3. Patriot William Gray Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 21, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,284 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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