Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign

Mississippi Central R.R. Campaign (HM1LLU)

Location: Holly Springs, MS 38635 Marshall County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 46.317', W 89° 26.2'

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Located approx. 400 yards north was the Jones-McElwain and Co. Iron Foundry, established 1859. In 1861, the firm was awarded a Confederate contract to produce rifles and muskets. Before any weapons were made, Holly Springs was threatened by Union forces and the machinery was moved to Macon, Georgia. Federal troops occupied Holly Springs on November 13, 1862, and began converting the factory into a hospital. The unfinished hospital was destroyed during Van Dorn's raid. Only the base of a chimney remains.
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HM NumberHM1LLU
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 7th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 277011 N 3850458
Decimal Degrees34.77195000, -89.43666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 46.317', W 89° 26.2'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 46' 19.02" N, 89° 26' 12" W
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Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 257 Bonner St, Holly Springs MS 38635, US
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