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

Civil War Skirmish

 
 
Civil War Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
March 16, 2008
1. Civil War Skirmish Marker
Inscription. Here, on July 4, 1864, Union landing force, sent from Rodney by General Ellett in search of cotton, clashed with C.S.A. cavalry under Maj. Moorman & was driven back to boats.
 
Erected 1964 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 31° 49.259′ N, 91° 3.046′ W. Marker is near Lorman, Mississippi, in Jefferson County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 552 and Lower Mississippi Great River Road (Interstate 61), on the right when traveling west on State Highway 552. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lorman MS 39096, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lorman (within shouting distance of this marker); Canemount Plantation (approx. 6.8 miles away); Bethel Church (approx. 7½ miles away); Battle of Port Gibson – The Battle (approx. 7½ miles away); Battle of Port Gibson – Grant’s March (approx. 7½ miles away); Charlie Evers & The Blues (approx. 7.6 miles away); Thomas Hinds (approx. 7.6 miles away); Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. 7.6 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Civil War Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
March 16, 2008
2. Civil War Skirmish Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 20, 2008, by Gordon Bruce Schulze Jr. of Kingston, Oklahoma. This page has been viewed 2,138 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 20, 2008. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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