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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Champion Hill in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Champion Hill Battlefield

 
 
Champion Hill Battlefield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
1. Champion Hill Battlefield Marker
Inscription.
Champion Hill Battlefield
has been designated a

National
Historic Landmark


This site possesses national significance
in commemorating the history of the
United States of America

1977

 
Erected 1977 by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 32° 19.72′ N, 90° 31.797′ W. Marker is near Champion Hill, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of Billy Fields Road and D J Johnson Road, on the left when traveling east on Billy Fields Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Billy Fields Road, Edwards MS 39066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Champion Hill (here, next to this marker); Bowen's Counterattack (here, next to this marker); The Hill of Death (approx. 0.6 miles away); Site of the 3rd Battery, Ohio Light Artillery (approx. one mile away); Champion House Site
Champion Hill Battlefield NHL Marker in center of three. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
2. Champion Hill Battlefield NHL Marker in center of three.
(approx. one mile away); A Narrow Escape (approx. 2 miles away); The Death of General Tilghman (approx. 2 miles away); Chicago Mercantile Battery - Artillery in the Yard (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Champion Hill.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Champion Hill website. (Submitted on October 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. LandmarksWar, US Civil
 
Champion Hill Battlefield Marker looking south towards DJ Johnson Road (formerly Ratliff Road). image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 24, 2017
3. Champion Hill Battlefield Marker looking south towards DJ Johnson Road (formerly Ratliff Road).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 27, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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