Historic Markers Across Tennessee

The Battle of Parker's Crossroads - Give 'Em Hell

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Location: North Loop Trail at Tour Stop 1, Parkers Crossroads City Park, Tennessee Route 22, Wildersville, TN
County: Henderson
Coordinates: N 35° 47.684    W 088° 23.369
  35.79473333    -88.38948333
Waymark: None


Forrest placed the burden of the battle at Parker's Crossroads on his artillery, planning to win the battle with his cannoneers. His effective use of artillery allowed the Confederates to dominate the first two-thirds of the battle.

As the outgunned Fed


More information:
The Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Association: The Battle of Parker's Crossroad