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Ellis Truett and the Late J. Harry Smith had these concrete busts made about 1954-55. Memphis Concrete Products produced them from molds made by the Memphis Academy of Arts. They weigh 550 lbs. for the male and 500 for the female.
Named Chief R…
And owned and used by Augustin P. Libscomb and son, Henry C. (Grandparents of Mrs. F.H. Thomas) (1843-1902) 59 years.
and F.H. "Feak" Thomas and son, John R. (1902-1973) 71 years
Before it was sold to Dr. George Edwards in 1973
Who donated it …
On this site in 1831 Con-
gressman Crockett, defeated
for reelection told the
citizens of Jackson and
Tennessee "You can go to
hell, but I am going to
Texas!" He went to Texas
where he died in the Battle
of the Alamo.
It was at this point on December 19, 1862, that Colonel Engelmann (US) ambushed a column of Forrest's Cavalry (CS). They were forced to retreat out of rifle range after suffering a substantial loss. Their artillery was brought up and shelled the F…
Union University is an heir of West Tennessee College, chartered in 1844; its predecessor Jackson Male Academy established in 1823; and Union University, a Baptist College in Murfreesboro chartered in 1842. In 1873, the colleges merged in Jackson …
In August 1862, Confederate Gen. Sterling Price ordered Gen. Frank C. Armstrong to conduct a raid with 2,000-man cavalry brigade to determine the strength and location of Union forces in West Tennessee. The raiders left Guntown, Mississippi, on Au…
April 6, 1862Billy Caldwell, a redheaded fellow, was killed at Shiloh. He was the flag bearer for Denmark Danes. He died with the flag in his hand. The flag was shot to shreds and the staff that held it was hit twenty six times. The flag fell to t…
August 31, 1862The 20th and 30th Illinois Infantry camped in the mulberry trees behind the Denmark Presbyterian Church. Denmark was the fairly large town and was a major shopping point for the armies.
September 1, 186230th Illinois begun march …
On 15 May 1861, one hundred and forty six men swore allegiance to the South. This unit became known as Co. K, 6th Tenn. Inf. Reg., C.S.A. "The Denmark Danes".
Only forty of the original company survived the four long years of war. These men ret…
This church, built by slaves in 1854, played a significant role in Madison County's Civil War experiences. In April 1861, days after the firing on Fort Sumter, South Carolina, 104 local men formed a company called The Danes, later part of the 6th …