Advance Forces of General Forrest

Advance Forces of General Forrest (HM1OAM)

Location: Guntown, MS 38849 Prentiss County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 30.546', W 88° 42.472'

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Advance forces of
General Forrest
General Sturgis'
cavalry met in
skirmish here.

The 3rd, 7th, 8th, and 12th
Kentucky (Confederate)
met the 4th Missouri, 3rd,
9th Illinois and 2nd New
Jersey shortly before
forming first battle

Erected by Act of Legislature of
The State of Mississippi
J.P. Coleman, Governor
Year Placed1957
Placed ByState of Mississippi
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 28th, 2015 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 343220 N 3819930
Decimal Degrees34.50910000, -88.70786667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 30.546', W 88° 42.472'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 30' 32.76" N, 88° 42' 28.32" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2266-2674 MS-370, Guntown MS 38849, US
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