Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Parker's Crossroads



Marker ID: THC 4D 14
Location: on Tennessee Route 22, Wildersville, TN
County: Henderson
Coordinates: N 35° 47.837    W 088° 23.443
  35.79728333    -88.39071666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM178F
 



Text:

Returning to Middle Tennessee after an extensive & successful raid, Forrest's Cavalry Brigade on Dec. 31, 1862, fought here an all-day battle with 2 separate Union brigades converging on him in an unsuccessful attempt to destroy him before he could recross the Tennessee River near Clifton.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.


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More information:
The Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Association: The Battle of Parker's Crossroad
Battle of Parkers Crossroads Self-Guided Driving Tour
Wikipedia: Battle of Parker's Cross Roads