Cox's Raid

Cox's Raid (HM1LDP)

Location: Henderson, TN 38340 Chester County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 26.459', W 88° 38.317'

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October 25, 1862

Attacking this place at dawn, the Confederate cavalry battalion of Maj. N.N. Cox killed one Federal soldier, captured three officers and 33 enlisted men of "B" Co., 49th Illinois Infantry, and dispersed the rest. They burned the railroad station and all Federal supplies, fired the railroad bridge, and tore up the track, then withdrew.
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HM NumberHM1LDP
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Marker Number4C 25
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, June 28th, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 351273 N 3923181
Decimal Degrees35.44098333, -88.63861667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 26.459', W 88° 38.317'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 26' 27.54" N, 88° 38' 19.02" W
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Area Code(s)731
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-214 E Main St, Henderson TN 38340, US
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