The Battle of Ellis Bridge

The Battle of Ellis Bridge (HM21CF)

Location: West Point, MS 39773 Clay County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 36.448', W 88° 43.754'

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Inscription
Front

In memory of
those who fought to
liberate West Point
Feb. 21, 1864
Their actions resulted
in victory against
a vastly superior
Federal army. Their
bravery will always
be remembered.


Rear


Confederate Forces Engaged
February 21st. 1864
Forrest's Cavalry Corps
Maj. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest, Cmdg.

Gen. Forrest's Escort Co.,
Lt. Thomas S. Tate, Cmdg.
Brig. Gen. Chalmers' Division

2nd Brigade
Col. Robert McCullouch, Cmdg.
2nd Missouri Regt.
Willis's Texas Btln.
Faulkner's Kentucky Regt.
Keizer's Tennessee Btln.
Chalmers's Btln.
2nd Arkansas Regt.

4th Brigade
Col. Jeffery E. Forrest, Cmdg.
5th Mississippi Regt.
3rd Mississippi Regt.
McDonald's Btln.
McQuirk's Regt.
Duff's Mississippi Btln.
7th Tennessee Regt.

Artillery
Morton's Battery
Hoole's Battery
Details
HM NumberHM21CF
Tags
Year Placed1994
Placed ByPossum Town Reenactors, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 1st, 2017 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 339568 N 3719974
Decimal Degrees33.60746667, -88.72923333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 36.448', W 88° 43.754'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 36' 26.88" N, 88° 43' 45.24" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)662
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6148 MS-50, West Point MS 39773, US
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