Armstrong's Raid

Armstrong's Raid (HMYNF)

Location: Medon, TN 38356 Madison County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 27.423', W 88° 52.124'

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Aug. 25 - Sept. 3, 1862

Raiding northward out of Mississippi to prevent reinforcement by U.S Grant of Buell's army in Middle Tennessee, Armstrong's Cavalry Brigade passed through LaGrange and Grand Junction, engaged Federal troops at Bolivar and cut the railroad at Toone. They besieged the garrison here, then moved west to fight the Battle of Britton's Lane, thereafter withdrew southward
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HM NumberHMYNF
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Marker Number4D 27
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 1:35pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 330418 N 3925334
Decimal Degrees35.45705000, -88.86873333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 27.423', W 88° 52.124'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 27' 25.38" N, 88° 52' 7.44" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-37 Bowman-Collins Rd, Medon TN 38356, US
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