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Yazoo City in Yazoo County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Skirmish at Concord Baptist Church

 
 
Skirmish at Concord Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
1. Skirmish at Concord Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  
On December 1, 1864, Confederate forces under Col. John Griffith, including the 11th and 17th Arkansas Mounted Infantry and Wood's Cavalry Regiment, skirmished with a detachment of the Second Wisconsin Cavalry, commanded by Maj. Nicholas H. Dale, near Concord Baptist Church. During the brief engagement, the Second Wisconsin suffered approximately forty casualties, including Maj. Dale. Organized in 1843, Concord Baptist Church is one of the oldest churches in Yazoo County.
 
Erected 2011 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
 
Location. 32° 43.149′ N, 90° 22.841′ W. Marker is in Yazoo City, Mississippi, in Yazoo County. Marker is on Concord Church Road 0.4 miles north of Addison Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 610 Concord Church Road, Yazoo City MS 39194, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers
Concord Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
2. Concord Baptist Church
are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tinsley Oil Field (approx. one mile away); Jack Owens (approx. 4.8 miles away); Nehemiah “Skip” James (approx. 5½ miles away); The Blue Front Café (approx. 5½ miles away); Confederate Navy Yard (approx. 8.6 miles away); Redoubt McKee (approx. 8.7 miles away); The Oakes House (approx. 8.8 miles away); Town Creek (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Yazoo City.
 
Marker & Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
3. Marker & Cemetery
Church Sign image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2014
4. Church Sign
Col. John Griffith, 17th Arkansas Infantry image. Click for full size.
Public Domain
5. Col. John Griffith, 17th Arkansas Infantry
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 15, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 15, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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