Yazoo Pass Expedition - Coahoma, MS
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62
N 34° 23.515 W 090° 28.443
15S E 732216 N 3808504
Quick Description: Located on US 61 south of Old Pumping Station Road
Location: Mississippi, United States
Date Posted: 12/10/2020 8:01:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM13GKB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member scrambler390
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Long Description:
On February 3, 1863, Union forces blasted the Mississippi River levee to enable flotilla to use Moon Lake and the Yazoo Pass in a futile effort to reach Vicksburg by way of the Coldwater, Tallahatchie, and Yazoo rivers. Federal forces were stopped by Confederate batteries at Fort Pemberton, near Greenwood, on March 11-April 5, 1863.
Date Installed:: 2006

Organization that placed the object:: Mississippi Department of Archives and History

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