Confederate's First Battle Line Formed Here

Confederate's First Battle Line Formed Here (HM166P)

Location: Guntown, MS 38849 Lee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 30.53', W 88° 43.048'

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at 1:00 o'clock. General Forrest's men were all on the field ready for action.

From a quarter of a mile north and extending more than a mile south across the Guntown Road the Confederates formed a pincers movement against the enemy.

Confederate units engaged in this line.

From the northern end of the line: Warren's and Williams' Battalions, 4th Alabama, Moreland's 7th, 3rd, 8th and 12th Kentucky, 7th Tennessee, 13th and 8th Mississippi, and Companies A and H of the 12th Kentucky.
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HM NumberHM166P
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Year Placed1957
Placed ByState of Mississippi, J. P. Coleman, Governor
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 6:35am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 342339 N 3819915
Decimal Degrees34.50883333, -88.71746667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 30.53', W 88° 43.048'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 30' 31.80" N, 88° 43' 2.88" W
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Area Code(s)662
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 239-241 Bethany Rd, Guntown MS 38849, US
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