Yazoo City in Yazoo County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Skirmish at Concord Baptist Church
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 & Religion • 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 December 1889.
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 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.
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 437 times since then and 25 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.