Soldiers Retreat

Soldiers Retreat (HM1ZKA)

Location: Natchez, MS 39120 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 33.308', W 91° 20.224'

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"Soldiers Retreat," located here, was the home of Ferdinand Leigh and Magdaline Claiborne. F.L. Claiborne (1772-1815) moved to the Mississippi Territory from Virginia in 1807 and served as Brig. Gen. with the 1st Mississippi Volunteers during the War of 1812 and in the territorial legislature. This was the childhood home of J.F.H. Claiborne, the son of F.L. Claiborne and an early prominent Mississippi historian, and the burial place of Rev. David Cooper, first president of the Mississippi Baptist Convention.
Year Placed2007
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, July 9th, 2017 at 6:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 657836 N 3492326
Decimal Degrees31.55513333, -91.33706667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 33.308', W 91° 20.224'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 33' 18.48" N, 91° 20' 13.44" W
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Area Code(s)601, 769
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 20 Trails End Rd, Natchez MS 39120, US
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