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Grand Gulf in Claiborne County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Rifle Pits

 

—Battle of Grand Gulf —

 
Confederate Rifle Pits Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
1. Confederate Rifle Pits Marker
Inscription.
During the April 29, 1863,
bombardment of Grand Gulf,
these rifle pits
were held by the
6th Missouri (Confederate).

 
Erected by the Grand Gulf Military Monument Commission.
 
Location. 32° 1.733′ N, 91° 2.988′ W. Marker is in Grand Gulf, Mississippi, in Claiborne County. Marker can be reached from Grand Gulf Road. Touch for map. Located at the Grand Gulf Military Park (Fee charged) and along the park road on the east side. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12006 Grand Gulf Road, Port Gibson MS 39150, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gun Emplacement (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Gun Emplacement (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rodney Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Memorial Chapel (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Rodney Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Scotia (approx. 0.2 miles away); War Comes to Grand Gulf (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Buildup for War (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grand Gulf.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Confederate Rifle Pits in background. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 26, 2017
2. Confederate Rifle Pits in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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