Egypt in Chickasaw County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2009 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
Location. 33° 53.919′ N, 88° 43.736′ W. Marker is in Egypt, Mississippi, in Chickasaw County. Marker is at the intersection of Alternate U.S. 45 and Egypt Road (County Road 406), on the right when traveling north on U.S. 45Alternate . Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Okolona MS 38860, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Cemetery (approx. 7.1 miles away); Chickasaw County Confederate Tribute (approx. 7.1 miles away); Okolona (approx. 7.1 miles away); a different marker also named Okolona (approx. 7.1 miles away); Our Confederate Dead Soldiers' Monument (approx. 7.4 miles away); Okolona in the Civil War (approx. 7.4 miles away); Gulf Ordnance Plant (approx. 8 miles away); Battle of Okolona (approx. 8.3 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. When Yankees Fought Yankees - O'Neill's Regiment. The Breckinridge Greys website is about a group of living historians based in Kentucky & portraying the common Confederate infantry soldier in the western theater of The War (for Southern Independence). (Submitted on August 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. Chickasaw Journal article - Battle of Egypt marked and remembered. (Submitted on August 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 328 times since then and 252 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.