C.S. Gregg's Task Force

C.S. Gregg's Task Force (HM1LK3)

Location: Raymond, MS 39154 Hinds County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 14.682', W 90° 26.625'

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1st Tennessee Infantry Battalion

C.S. Gregg's Task Force
Brig. Gen. John Gregg
1st Tennessee Infantry Battalion
Maj. Stephen H. Colms

This battalion was initially posted north of here to the right of Bledsoe's battery in support of the three guns. About 2 p.m., Major Colms was ordered to move his command southward to cover the hardpressed 7th Texas Infantry. General Gregg then ordered Colms to threaten the Union left at Fourteenmile Creek to prevent the Federals from flanking the Confederates. Colms' Tennesseans moved south through this field and held the Federals in check. Around 4 p.m. Gregg ordered his units to fall back, and Colms shifted his command left to a point east of the Utica Road to cover the withdrawal of the 7th Texas.

Casualties 3 killed, 9 wounded, 30 missing or captured
HM NumberHM1LK3
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, July 6th, 2015 at 10:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 740842 N 3570427
Decimal Degrees32.24470000, -90.44375000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 14.682', W 90° 26.625'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 14' 40.92" N, 90° 26' 37.5" W
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Area Code(s)601
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19650 Old Port Gibson Rd, Raymond MS 39154, US
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