September 1, 1862Ordered to raid north from Mississippi by Maj. Gen. Sterling Price, commanding the Army of the West, thus to prevent U.S. Grant's reinforcing Buell in Tennessee, Brig. Gen. Frank C. Armstrong's Cavalry Brigade here struck Col. Elias S. Dennis' Federal force of two cavalry troops, a battery and two infantry regiments. After four hours, in which they suffered heavy losses while taking 213 prisoners, and two fieldpieces, the raiders withdrew, thier mission accomplished.
|Marker Number||4D 35|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 5:38am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 322376 N 3929196|
|Decimal Degrees||35.49045000, -88.95815000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 29.427', W 88° 57.489'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 29' 25.62" N, 88° 57' 29.34" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 280 Britton Ln, Denmark TN 38391, US|
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