Edwards in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Brigadier General C.S.A.
Commanding First Brigade
Killed here the afternoon of May 16, 1863, near
the close of the Battle of Champion's Hill.
Location. 32° 18.399′ N, 90° 33.961′ W. Marker is in Edwards, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is on State Highway 467 0.1 miles west of Hackler Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker can be reached by parking at the Pilgrim Rest Church. From here cross the road and the marker sits under the trees on the road embankment, next to the fence. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Architecture and Renovations (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Coker House and the Battle of Champion Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Vicksburg Campaign (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Narrow Escape (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Death of General Tilghman (approx. 0.3 miles away); A Refugee Family (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chicago Mercantile Battery - Artillery in the Yard (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Battle of Champion Hill (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edwards.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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