"Dead House" Historical

"Dead House" Historical (HM1XSA)

Location: Oxford, MS 38655 Lafayette County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 22.028', W 89° 31.957'

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Originally built for use as magnetic observatory. Used as Confederate morgue after Battle of Shiloh in April, 1862. Also used by Gen. U.S. Grant in fall of 1862 and later by forces of Gen. Nathan B. Forrest.
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed1954
Placed ByThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
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Date Added Tuesday, April 11th, 2017 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 267101 N 3805770
Decimal Degrees34.36713333, -89.53261667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 22.028', W 89° 31.957'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 22' 1.68" N, 89° 31' 57.42" W
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Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Sorority Cir, Oxford MS 38655, US
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