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William P. Rogers

Battery Robinett

 
 
William P. Rogers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
1. William P. Rogers Marker
Inscription.
(front)
Rogers

Erected by the Texas Div.
United Daughters of the
Confederacy
the surviving members of the
family,
and admiring friends

August 15, A.D. 1912.
(back)
William P. Rogers
A native of Alabama
December 17, A.D. 1817
Captain of Mississippi Rifles
1845-47.
First man to mount walls
at Monterey
U.S. Consul to Mexico 1849
Signed Ordinance of Secession
of Texas Feb. 1861
Col. 2nd Tex. Infantry
Brevet Brigade Commander.

 
Erected 1912 by Texas Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Location. 34° 56.258′ N, 88° 31.735′ W. Marker is in Corinth, Mississippi, in Alcorn County. Marker is at the intersection of West Linden Street and Sharp Street, on the left when traveling west on West Linden Street. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of Battery Robinett at the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 501 W Linden St, Corinth MS 38834, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brigadier-General Joseph Lewis Hogg (a few steps from this marker); Texas Memorial
William P. Rogers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 30, 2008
2. William P. Rogers Marker
Front
(within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Corinth - 1862 (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Corinth - 1862 (approx. mile away); Corinth Panorama -- 1862 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Troops at Corinth (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Decision at the Crossroads" Corinth: October 4, 1862 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Caboose #2994 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Corinth.
 
Also see . . .  Shiloh National Military Park - Corinth. National Park Service (Submitted on September 26, 2015.) 
 
Categories. War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
William P. Rogers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
3. William P. Rogers Marker
Back
William P. Rogers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
4. William P. Rogers Marker
William P. Rogers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
5. William P. Rogers Marker
Marker's location (yellow arrow) in relation to the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center.
William P. Rogers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
6. William P. Rogers Marker
William P. Rogers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
7. William P. Rogers Marker
Markers location at Battery Robinett (yellow arrow)
Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
8. Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center
Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
9. Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center
Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, March 18, 2011
10. Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center
Confederate dead in front of Fort Robinette, Corinth, Mississippi image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher
11. Confederate dead in front of Fort Robinette, Corinth, Mississippi
Courtesy Library of Congress
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 25, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 239 times since then and 63 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on September 25, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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