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Raymond in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

St. Mark's Episcopal Church

 
 
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By Duane Hall, June 5, 2015
1. St. Mark's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription. St. Mark’s was organized in 1837 by Rev. James McGregor Dale and construction of the sanctuary was completed in 1855. Following the battle of Raymond on May 12, 1863, the church was used as a hospital for Federal soldiers. The interior of the church was damaged during this time, and the pews were lost. After repairs had been made, St. Mark’s was consecrated by Bishop William Mercer Green on May 5, 1868.
 
Erected 2008 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 32° 15.632′ N, 90° 25.433′ W. Marker is in Raymond, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Main Street (State Highway 467) and Oak Street, on the right when traveling west on W. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 W. Main St, Raymond MS 39154, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hinds County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Raymond Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The McCoy Brothers (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Guide to the Campaign Trail (about 500
St. Mark's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 5, 2015
2. St. Mark's Episcopal Church Marker
feet away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bledsoe's Battery (approx. 1.4 miles away); C.S. Gregg's Task Force (approx. 1.4 miles away); C.S. Bledsoe's Missouri Battery (3 Guns) (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Raymond.
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil
 
St. Mark's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 5, 2015
3. St. Mark's Episcopal Church
View to northwest across Oak Street
View to Southeast Along W. Main Street image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 5, 2015
4. View to Southeast Along W. Main Street
Marker at north corner of intersection
of W. Main Street (SH 467) and Oak Street
St. Mark's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, June 5, 2015
5. St. Mark's Episcopal Church
View to northeast across W. Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 7, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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