Coleman's Crossroads

Coleman's Crossroads (HM27XI)

Location: , MS 39096 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 50.108', W 91° 2.689'

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On July 4, 1864, a small brigade of
Confederate cavalry under the command
of Col. Robert C. Wood attacked a
Union force composed of the Mississippi
Marine Brigade and two regiments of
United States Colored Troops on an
expedition from Rodney. Although the
Marine Brigade was routed, the two
USCT regiments, composed of former
slaves from Mississippi, distinguished
themselves during the engagement.
Defeated at Coleman's Crossroads,
the Federals returned to Rodney.
HM NumberHM27XI
Year Placed2009
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, May 29th, 2018 at 10:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 685023 N 3523827
Decimal Degrees31.83513333, -91.04481667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 50.108', W 91° 2.689'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 50' 6.4799999999998" N, 91° 2' 41.34" W
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Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near MS-552, MS 39096, US
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