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Iuka in Tishomingo County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Patriot William Gray

Circa 1760 - Circa 1848

 
 
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By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
1. Patriot William Gray Marker
Inscription. Revolutionary War soldier who enlisted at Laurens County, SC, in 1778. Served three years. Fought at Kings Mountain, SC, the turning point battle of the Revolutionary War in the South. Patriot William Gray lies at rest with his family in old Gray Town Cemetery, approximately 15 miles NW of Iuka, MS, off Tishomingo Co. Road 388. Erected by The William Gray Chapters, Sons of the American Revolution, Tupelo, MS, in honor of Patriot William Gray's service in securing America's freedom.
 
Erected 2013 by The William Gray Chapters, Sons of the American Revolution, Tupelo, MS.
 
Location. 34° 48.28′ N, 88° 12.16′ W. Marker is in Iuka, Mississippi, in Tishomingo County. Marker is on Battleground Drive. (State Highway 25) south of Maria Lane, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. On left just past Wal-Mart. Marker is in this post office area: Iuka MS 38852, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brig. Gen. Henry Little (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The 11th Ohio Battery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Iuka Normal (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Iuka (approx. 0.7
Patriot William Gray Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
2. Patriot William Gray Marker
miles away); "Twin Magnolias" (approx. 0.8 miles away); Old Tishomingo County Courthouse (approx. 0.8 miles away); Iuka (approx. 0.8 miles away); Iuka Methodist Church (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Iuka.
 
More about this marker. New marker (April 20, 2013) in parking area.
 
Also see . . .  William Gray Biography. (Submitted on July 22, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Patriot William Gray Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 5, 2013
3. Patriot William Gray Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 632 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 21, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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