Federal Cavalry and Artillery Formed First Battle Line Here

Federal Cavalry and Artillery Formed First Battle Line Here (HM166R)

Location: Guntown, MS 38849 Lee County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 30.503', W 88° 43.319'

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From 500 hundred yards north and extending more than a mile south, across the Guntown Road, this Line, behind rail fences and dense scrub-oak thickets fought stubbornly as the Confederates pushed on to the Crossroads. Hand to hand fighting along this line.

Federal Cavalry and Artillery Engaged in this Line

From the northern end of the line: Company H of 7th Indiana; 4th Missouri; 4th Missouri Battery

On North Side of Road: 14th Indiana Battery

On South Side of Road: 7th Indiana; 2nd New Jersey; 3rd Iowa Battalion; 4th Iowa and 3rd Iowa Battalion.
HM NumberHM166R
Year Placed1957
Placed ByState of Mississippi, J. P. Coleman, Governor
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 10:43pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 341923 N 3819872
Decimal Degrees34.50838333, -88.72198333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 30.503', W 88° 43.319'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 30' 30.18" N, 88° 43' 19.14" W
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Area Code(s)662
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 203 Bethany Rd, Guntown MS 38849, US
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