“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Booneville, Mississippi

Clickable Map of Prentiss County, Mississippi and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Prentiss County, MS (14) Alcorn County, MS (69) Itawamba County, MS (21) Lee County, MS (107) Tippah County, MS (18) Tishomingo County, MS (30) Union County, MS (12)  PrentissCounty(14) Prentiss County (14)  AlcornCounty(69) Alcorn County (69)  ItawambaCounty(21) Itawamba County (21)  LeeCounty(107) Lee County (107)  TippahCounty(18) Tippah County (18)  TishomingoCounty(30) Tishomingo County (30)  UnionCounty(12) Union County (12)
Booneville is the county seat for Prentiss County
Booneville is in Prentiss County
      Prentiss County (14)  
      Alcorn County (69)  
      Itawamba County (21)  
      Lee County (107)  
      Tippah County (18)  
      Tishomingo County (30)  
      Union County (12)  
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1 Mississippi, Prentiss County, Booneville — Battle of Booneville
On July 1, 1862, Union cavalry under Col. Philip H. Sheridan was attacked by a larger force under Confederate General James Chalmers. During the engagement, Sheridan divided his command and launched an attack in front, rear, and left flanks, driving . . . Map (db m155393) HM
2 Mississippi, Prentiss County, Booneville — Booneville
Site bought by B.B. Boone, G.W. Williams and W.P Curlee from Chickasaw Le-Ho-Yea. Named for pioneer R.H. Boone, a descendant of Daniel Boone. Chartered 1873 and made co. seat of newly formed Prentiss County.Map (db m155397) HM
3 Mississippi, Prentiss County, Booneville — Booneville Armory
At this site, on December 22, 1950, seven members of Co. B, 198th Tank Battalion, Mississippi National Guard, were killed in an explosion and fire at the Booneville Armory. The men were preparing for active duty. Their deaths are considered the . . . Map (db m155394) HM
4 Mississippi, Prentiss County, Booneville — Capture Of Booneville
On May 30, 1862, a Union brigade under the command of Col. W.L. Elliott of the Second Iowa Cavalry advanced to Booneville. Entering town at daybreak, the Federals destroyed the depot and a large train loaded with munitions and equipment and . . . Map (db m89043) HM
5 Mississippi, Prentiss County, Booneville — Council of War
E. 1 block, Generals S.D. Lee and N.G. Forrest met on night of June 9, 1864 to plan Battle of Brice's Crossroads, where Federals under S.D. Sturgis & B.H. Grierson were routed.Map (db m155391) HM
6 Mississippi, Prentiss County, Booneville, Blackland — Blackland Methodist Church
The Blackland Methodist Episcopal Church, South was founded in 1857 by Rev. Joseph M. Wells (1811-1896). Originally located 100 yards north, the Blackland Methodist Church was dismantled and rebuilt here in 1933. After the congregation was . . . Map (db m219966) HM
7 Mississippi, Tippah County, Booneville — Concord Baptist Church
Established ca. 1848. Present site donated by Blake Rinehart. Named for a church in Bostic. N.C., and located two miles north of this site until 1914. A church school was operated until 1923. Prominent pastors include E.B. Reynolds (1848-49), Prier . . . Map (db m219965) HM
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May. 22, 2024