Gunboats and Cavalry

Gunboats and Cavalry (HM225O)

Location: Camden, TN 38320 Benton County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 3.509', W 88° 5.801'

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Nov. 4, 1864

8½ miles east, at Johnsonville Landing, Forrest's Cavalry Corps, after blocking river approaches from both directions with captured Federal vessels and gunfire, destroyed the Federal base at Johnsonville. Losses were 4 gunboats, 14 steamboats, 17 barges, about 95,000 tons of QM stores: 150 prisoners were captured. Confederate losses were 2 killed and 9 wounded.
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HM NumberHM225O
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Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 18th, 2017 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 401229 N 3990991
Decimal Degrees36.05848333, -88.09668333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 3.509', W 88° 5.801'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 3' 30.54" N, 88° 5' 48.06" W
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Area Code(s)731
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 23-35 N Church Ave, Camden TN 38320, US
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