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 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Champion House Site (approx. 3½ miles away); Deans Stand (approx. 5.2 miles away); Change of Plans (approx. 5.3 miles away); Battle of Raymond (approx. 5.7 miles away); Champion's Hill (approx. 6.9 miles away); Big Black River Bridge (was approx. 7 miles away but has been reported missing. ); The Chatmon Family (approx. 7 miles away); North to the Railroads (approx. 7.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edwards.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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