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Woodall Mountain is the highest point in the state of Mississippi, USA, with a summit elevation of 806 feet (246 meters) above mean sea level. It is located at in Tishomingo County near the town of Iuka, Mississippi.
Woodall Mountain was the scene of fighting during the Civil War. On September 19, 1862, the Battle of Iuka took place. General William Rosecrans (USA) occupied the mountain and used it to launch artillery barrages on the town of Iuka. The battle was a victory for the Union.
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