Brookhaven Light Artillery

Brookhaven Light Artillery (HM1HZE)

Location: Brookhaven, MS 39601 Lincoln County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 34.641', W 90° 26.62'

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Also known as Hoskin's Battery, this unit was organized on May 11, 1861. The battery saw action in numerous engagements, including the Battle of Jackson on May 14, 1863. In June 1863 the unit was engaged at Mechanicsburg, Miss. and served with distinction during the Atlanta Campaign and at the Battle of Nashville in 1864.
Year Placed2002
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, November 24th, 2014 at 9:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 742597 N 3496424
Decimal Degrees31.57735000, -90.44366667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 34.641', W 90° 26.62'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 34' 38.46" N, 90° 26' 37.2" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 210 S Whitworth Ave, Brookhaven MS 39601, US
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