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Greene County Mississippi Historical Markers

 
Marker with the Chickasawhay River in background. image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, August 23, 2018
Marker with the Chickasawhay River in background.
Mississippi (Greene County), Leakesville — Battle of McLeod's Mill
In November 1864, Union Brig. Gen. John Davidson led an expedition from Baton Rouge toward the Mobile & Ohio R.R. On December 10, part of his force crossed the Chickasawhay River and met two Confederate cavalry regiments at McLeods Mill. . . . — Map (db m122344) HM
Mississippi (Greene County), Leakesville — Byron Patton "Pat" Harrison
Born in Crystal Springs, Byron Patton Harrison (1881-1941) came to Leakesville and taught in the local high school from ca. 1900 until 1902, when he opened his first law practice near this area. Appointed as the town's first Marshall, . . . — Map (db m122345) HM
Mississippi (Greene County), Leakesville — Confederate Veterans of Greene County1861   CSA   1865
This monument is dedicated to a large group of men that was formed here. These men were common men with an uncommon valor in war they fought for their homes, families and a constitutional government most were early settlers of Greene . . . — Map (db m122702) WM
Mississippi (Greene County), State Line — Clark Cemetery
The Clark Cemetery was established by W.M.B. Clark (1809-1881) in 1879 with the burial of С.С. McInnis, born in 1804. It is the final resting place of a number of Greene County businessmen, legislators, county officials and . . . — Map (db m122334) HM

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