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SESQUICENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION OF THE BATTLE OF COLEMAN’S CROSSROADS
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SESQUICENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION OF THE BATTLE OF COLEMAN’S CROSSROADS

On May 2, 2014, from 1:00-4:00 p.m., at City Hall on 1005 College Street, The City of Port Gibson presents THE SESQUICENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION OF THE BATTLE OF COLEMAN'S CROSSROADS, which took place on July 2-5, 1864 near Port Gibson.  On these dates, a brigade of Confederate Calvary attacked the Mississippi Marine Brigade and two regiments of Untied States Colored Troops, which was composed of formerly enslaved Mississippians, many from the local area, who heroically distinguished themselves in this obsure but very key Civil War Battle.

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