Battle Of Iuka
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Scrawlinn
N 34° 47.853 W 088° 12.461
16S E 389523 N 3851257
Quick Description: An easy to find sign just off of Route 72A; Marks the site of a Civil War battle.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 5/15/2008 7:05:44 PM
Waymark Code: WM3TDQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 67

Long Description:
Bloody clash of SEP 19, 1862 resulted from attempt of Gen. Wm. Rosecrans, USA, to expel Gen Sterling Price, CSA, from N.E. Mississippi. In 2 hours one third of the men engaged were casualties.

Date that the plaque was placed is a guestimate; actual placement unknown.
Date Installed:: 1965/01/01

Organization that placed the object:: Mississippi Historical Commission

Photo or photos will be uploaded.: yes

Related Website:: Not listed

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