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

“Love is Immortal”

 
 
“Love is Immortal” Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
1. “Love is Immortal” Marker
Inscription.
This boulder is erected by the Mississippi
College Rifles Chapter U. D. C.
in grateful memory of the 104 men who went
out from this college as Company E; 18th
Mississippi Regiment, April 23, 1861.
J. W. Welborn, Capt., Cuddie Thomas, 1st Lieut.,
Joseph Buckles, 2nd Lieut., J. H. York, 3rd Lieut.,
Mike Carney, 1st Sergeant, W. H. Lewis, 2nd Sergeant.
Company E. went into action at the 1st Battle
of Manassas. On many a hard fought battle
field their blood was shed. Manassas, Leesburg,
Richmond, Malvern Hill, Seven Pines, Chickamauga
Sharpsburg, The Wilderness, Fredericksburg,
Chancellorsville, terrible Gettysburg and others.
In 1862 W. H. Lewis of Clinton was elected Capt.
of the Mississippi College Rifles.
On the 9th of April 1865, with the Army of Northern Va.
which surrendered at Appomattox Courthouse
was the remnant of the Mississippi College Rifles.
Of the 104 men who enlisted only 8 returned.
Valiant men whom the world speaks of as
soldiers of a lost cause yet whose names have
gone down in history wearing a deathless fame
1926

 
Erected 1926 by the Mississippi College Rifles Chapter U. D .C.
 
Marker series.
Marker in Quad area of Mississippi College . image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
2. Marker in Quad area of Mississippi College .
This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 32° 20.212′ N, 90° 19.835′ W. Marker is in Clinton, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of West College Street and Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Located in the quad of Mississippi College diagonally across West Capitol Street from the Aven Fine Arts Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: West College Street, Clinton MS 39058, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benjamin Whitfield (a few steps from this marker); Mississippi College (within shouting distance of this marker); Tanglewood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Caldwell Assassination (approx. mile away); Hillman College (approx. mile away); Dr. Walter Hillman (approx. mile away); Clinton Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Cowles Mead Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clinton.
 
Also see . . .  Mississippi College Rifles website. (Submitted on November 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. EducationWar, US Civil
 
Marker located at top of staircase. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
3. Marker located at top of staircase.
Looking from marker area towards Nelson Hall. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
4. Looking from marker area towards Nelson Hall.
Side view of stone. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
5. Side view of stone.
Mississippi Rifles Memorial Stone (<b><i>near marker</b></i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 30, 2013
6. Mississippi Rifles Memorial Stone (near marker)
Mississippi College Stone (<b><i>near marker</b></i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 30, 2013
7. Mississippi College Stone (near marker)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 100 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 8, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   6, 7. submitted on March 7, 2017, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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