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Nettleton in Monroe County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Camargo 1847

 
 
Camargo - 1847 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 22, 2011
1. Camargo - 1847 Marker
Inscription. 2 mi. NW was the flourishing port of Camargo, named by veterans for their Mexican war camp. The town had a steamboat landing, schools, cemetery, and church. Confederates won a skirmish here, July 14, 1864
 
Erected 1976 by Monroe County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 34° 3.376′ N, 88° 37.79′ W. Marker is in Nettleton, Mississippi, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 45 and Camargo Road, on the right when traveling south on U.S. 45. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nettleton MS 38858, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bienville's Fort (approx. 6.6 miles away); Okolona (approx. 7.2 miles away); Cotton Gin Port (approx. 7.6 miles away); Our Confederate Dead Soldiers' Monument (approx. 7.6 miles away); Okolona in the Civil War (approx. 7.6 miles away); Okolona College (approx. 7.7 miles away); Battle of Okolona (approx. 7.7 miles away); a different marker also named Okolona (approx. 8.2 miles away).
 
Categories. War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 10, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 745 times since then and 70 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 10, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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