Near Raymond in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The Deans supplemented their farm income by offering lodging to travelers. The clientele was a cross section of the advancing frontier--the homeward-bound boatman, the hurrying mail rider, the trader in land and horses, the fugitive, or the itinerant preacher.
On the night of May 12, 1863, General U.S. Grant made his headquarters here after the Battle of Raymond
Erected by National Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Natchez Trace marker series.
Location. 32° 14.058′ N, 90° 32.465′ W. Marker is near Raymond, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker can be reached from Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 73.5), 5.4 miles south of Mississippi Highway 467, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Edwards MS 39066, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Change of Plans (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Raymond The Vicksburg Campaign (approx. 5 miles away); The Coker House and the Battle of Champion Hill (approx. 5 miles away); Architecture and Renovations (approx. 5 miles away); A Refugee Family (approx. 5 miles away); Chicago Mercantile Battery - Artillery in the Yard (approx. 5 miles away); The Death of General Tilghman (approx. 5 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Natchez Trace Parkway. Official National Park Service website. (Submitted on August 18, 2015.)
2. Treaty of Doak's Stand - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 18, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 18, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.