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Reganton in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Historic Crossroads

 
 
Historic Crossroads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
1. Historic Crossroads Marker
Inscription. On May 9, two divisions of McPherson's XVII Corps marched to Reganton, then known as Crossroads and moved southeast toward Utica, camping at Meyer's Farm three miles southeast. On May 10, the XIII Corps marched through here from Big Sand Creek toward Cayuga and Fivemile Creek. Steele's division of the XV Corps moved to Big Sand Creek, while Tuttle's division remained at Rocky Springs. McPherson moved past Utica and camped at the Weeks Farm. Grant moved his headquarters from Rocky Springs to Cayuga.
 
Erected 2013 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. (Marker Number 10.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 8.53′ N, 90° 44.898′ W. Marker is in Reganton, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Port Gibson Road (Mississippi Route 462) and Fisher Ferry Road, on the right when traveling north on Old Port Gibson Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19073 Old Port Gibson Road, Utica MS 39175, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lower Choctaw Boundary (approx. 1.4 miles away); Concentration of Troops
View of the historic crossroads. The store and bar in the background is called Crossroads Store. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
2. View of the historic crossroads. The store and bar in the background is called Crossroads Store.
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Final Plans at Cayuga (approx. 3.4 miles away); To The Railroad (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Old Natchez Trace (approx. 5.1 miles away); Rocky Springs (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Town of Rocky Springs (approx. 5.3 miles away); Federals Occupy Rocky Springs (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View of marker looking north on Old Port Gibson Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
3. View of marker looking north on Old Port Gibson Road.
General James Birdseye McPherson (left), General Frederick Steele & General James Madison Tuttle. image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
4. General James Birdseye McPherson (left), General Frederick Steele & General James Madison Tuttle.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 98 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 29, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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