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From: "lucygilbert" <>
Subject: Re: [MSJEFFER-L] Coleman's Crossing
Date: Fri, 25 May 2001 17:51:50 -0400
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Ann: would you consider publishing your talk in the Quarterly? Kate
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Subject: Re: [MSJEFFER-L] Coleman's Crossing


> Marie
> Coleman's Crossing is in Jefferson County .. it was connected with the
Cotton
> Bale Battle ... The Coleman's lived in a two story brick house at the
> intersection of what is now US HWY 61 and State Hwy 552. At the time of
the
> battle State Hwy 552 was routed somewhat different than it is now.
>
> The battle started somewhere about woodvine road and Rosswood plantation
...
> then proceeded west toward Coleman's crossing. Section 29, Township 10 N,
> Range 2 East. A Colored troop of that expedition was almost wiped out and
> they are buried on the north side of 552 between Hwy 61 and the Natchez
Trace
> ... actually closer to the Trace. I have an account of this battle from
both
> the Union and Confederate side. It was Moorman's Battaltion that fought
> there against Elliott.
>
> I was honored by the SCV a month ago to speak at their meeting and The
Battle
> at Coleman's Crossing was my topic.
>
> Ann Brown
>
>
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