Battle of Middleburg

Battle of Middleburg (HMYWV)

Location: Bolivar, TN 38008 Hardeman County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 11.888', W 89° 5.228'

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August 30, 1862

Ordered to raid Federal supply lines in West Tennessee, Confederate General Frank C. Armstrong rode north from Holly Springs, Mississippi in August 1862, with a large force of cavalry. Near this spot on August 30, Armstrong engaged a Union brigade commanded by Col. Mortimer Leggett, sent to destroy him. After a fierce day-long battle, allowing the Confederate to continue their raid north of the Hatchie River.
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Marker Number4C 32
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 11:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 309991 N 3897010
Decimal Degrees35.19813333, -89.08713333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 11.888', W 89° 5.228'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 11' 53.28" N, 89° 5' 13.68" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 105 Newcastle Dr, Bolivar TN 38008, US
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