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

Clickable Map of Warren 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> Warren County, MS (468) Claiborne County, MS (129) Hinds County, MS (162) Issaquena County, MS (2) Yazoo County, MS (18) East Carroll Parish, LA (13) Madison Parish, LA (21) Tensas Parish, LA (20)  WarrenCounty(468) Warren County (468)  ClaiborneCounty(129) Claiborne County (129)  HindsCounty(162) Hinds County (162)  IssaquenaCounty(2) Issaquena County (2)  YazooCounty(18) Yazoo County (18)  EastCarrollParishLouisiana(13) East Carroll Parish (13)  MadisonParish(21) Madison Parish (21)  TensasParish(20) Tensas Parish (20)
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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1Mississippi (Warren County), Redwood — Fort Snyder
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
2Mississippi (Warren County), Redwood — Fort St. Peter
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
3Mississippi (Warren County), Redwood — French Fort St. Pierre
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
4Mississippi (Warren County), Redwood — Haynes BluffMississippi Mound Trail
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
5Mississippi (Warren County), Redwood — Haynes Bluff Mound
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
6Mississippi (Warren County), Redwood — Snyder's BluffSteele's Bayou Expedition — Vicksburg Campaign —
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
Apr. 21, 2021