Brig. Gen. Henry Little

Brig. Gen. Henry Little (HMYX7)

Location: Iuka, MS 38852 Tishomingo County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 48.21', W 88° 12.18'

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A Native of Maryland, Confederate Brigadier General Lewis Henry Little (1817-1862) was the son of a long~time U.S. congressman and a former U.S. Army officer. As a Confederate general, Little was given command of Missouri troops and headed a division during the battle of Iuka on September 19, 1862. At 5:45 pm, Little was shot and killed instantly while conversing with Gen. Sterling Price. Temporarily buried in Iuka, Little's remains were later moved to Green Mount Cemetery in Baltimore.
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HM NumberHMYX7
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Year Placed2009
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 11:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 389959 N 3851911
Decimal Degrees34.80350000, -88.20300000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 48.21', W 88° 12.18'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 48' 12.60" N, 88° 12' 10.80" W
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Area Code(s)662
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1201 Battleground Dr, Iuka MS 38852, US
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