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

Champion's Hill

 
 
Champion's Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
1. Champion's Hill Marker
Inscription. Located 4.4 mi. S.W., is site of crucial battle in the Vicksburg defense, May 16, 1863. Grant, cutting off Johnston's relief, drove Pemberton from this hill across Big Black River.
 
Erected 1949 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 20.955′ N, 90° 27.567′ W. Marker is in Bolton, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of Bolton-Raymond Road and East Madison Street (Old U.S. 80), on the left when traveling south on Bolton-Raymond Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 103 East Madison Street, Bolton MS 39041, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Chatmon Family (approx. 0.3 miles away); Charley Patton Birthplace (approx. 3.3 miles away); Champion House Site (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Hill of Death (approx. 4 miles away); Site of the 3rd Battery, Ohio Light Artillery (approx. 4.2 miles away); Bowen's Counterattack
Champion's Hill Marker at intersection of Madison Street & Bolton-Raymond Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
2. Champion's Hill Marker at intersection of Madison Street & Bolton-Raymond Road.
(approx. 4.4 miles away); Champion Hill Battlefield (approx. 4.4 miles away); The Battle of Champion Hill (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bolton.
 
Also see . . .  NPS Battle of Champion Hill (May 16). (Submitted on October 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
View of marker looking east on Old US Highway 80. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
3. View of marker looking east on Old US Highway 80.
Confederate General John C. Pemberton image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
4. Confederate General John C. Pemberton
Union General Ulysses S. Grant image. Click for full size.
By Public Domain
5. Union General Ulysses S. Grant
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 285 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 19, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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