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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Redwood, Mississippi
Location of Redwood, Mississippi
► Warren County (468) ► Claiborne County (129) ► Hinds County (162) ► Issaquena County (2) ► Yazoo County (18) ► East Carroll Parish, Louisiana (13) ► Madison Parish, Louisiana (21) ► Tensas Parish, Louisiana (20)
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| Panel 1 General Beauregard in April 1862 ordered Captain D.B. Harris, Chief Engineer, Vicksburg, Miss., to proceed with the construction of the Battery on Yazoo River and use booms, rafts and piles. Admiral Farragut, while besieging Vicksburg in . . . — — Map (db m160930) HM|
| The first white men to visit the Yazoo River were four missionary priests from the Seminary of Quebec. Rev. Francis De Montigny, a native of Paris, was the leader of the party and bore the appointment of Vicar General of the Bishop of Quebec. The . . . — — Map (db m160911) HM|
|Built in 1719 to protect French colonists and serve as a trading place with Native Americans, Fort St. Pierre was rebuilt with a substantial palisade and moat in 1722 by Lt. Dumont de Montigny. Although designed to house more than 100 marines and . . . — — Map (db m133857) HM|
|Haynes Bluff originally consisted of one large and three smaller platform mounds surrounding a plaza. Mounds A and C remain, while Mounds B and D were destroyed in 1967. Mound A, the largest at the site, was originally 30 feet tall and has a ramp . . . — — Map (db m157666) HM|
| Once part of a complex of at least
four Indian mounds, this 30 foot
high mound was built in several
stages from the 1300s to the 1600s.
A thatched temple or chief's lodge
stood atop each successive stage.
By the early 1700s. nearby . . . — — Map (db m157536) HM|
|Throughout the winter of 1862-63, Union Major General Ulysses S. Grant orchestrated a series of Bayou Expeditions aimed at capturing Vicksburg. The Steele's Bayou Expedition was the most daring of these operations and was personally led by Rear . . . — — Map (db m65009) WM|