Champion Hill Battlefield - Edwards, MS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jdwms_1950
N 32° 19.729 W 090° 31.795
15S E 732507 N 3579564
Quick Description: Champion Hill Battlefield Marker - A national historic landmark site.
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 11/12/2006 8:34:07 AM
Waymark Code: WMYEG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jdwms_1950
Views: 37

Long Description:
Very much off the beaten path. This marker denotes the Civil War battlefield of Champion Hill. This battle was part of the Vicksburg campaign of U.S. Grant and was one of the largest engagements of the campaign.

Most of the battlefield is still private land and very little can be seen because of the heavy timber and undergrowth in the area but it is still an important place in National and Mississippi history.

Be very careful on the roads leading to the marker. They are narrow and winding.
Date Installed:: 1977/01/01

Organization that placed the object:: National Park Service Dept. of the Interior

Photo or photos will be uploaded.: yes

Related Website:: Not listed

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