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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23K9_newt-knight-robin-hood-or-renegade-the-amos-deason-home_Ellisville-MS.html
Newt Knight: Robin Hood or Renegade? On October 5, 1863, Major McLemore sat in front of the fire in the comfortable home of Amos Deason. He had been sent
 from Atlanta to round up a growing number of deserters who hid out in the swamps of…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM23FU_jones-county-courthouse_Ellisville-MS.html
Jones County was established in 1826 with two county seats, Ellisville and Laurel. This courthouse was designed by architect Penn Jeffries (P.J.) Krouse and constructed by Norris and Gardner in 1908, with the Laurel courthouse in 1908, as its twin…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1ONX_amos-deason-home_Ellisville-MS.html
This one-story, Greek Revival-style house was constructed ca. 1847 with a wood fa├žade shaped to resemble stone blocks and a hexagon-shaped entrance vestibule. On October 5, 1863 Confederate Major Amos McLemore, who had been sent to the area to ro…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM162J_skirmish-at-rocky-creek_Ellisville-MS.html
Near this site on June 25, 1863, a small group of Confederate soldiers and civilians under the command of Lt. W. M. Wilson of the 43rd Tennessee Infantry, defeated a detachment of the 5th Illinois Cavalry. During the skirmish, the entire 40 man Un…
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