Historic Markers Across Tennessee



The Battle of Parker's Crossroads - A Fire Terrible In Its Intensity



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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° 47.618    W 088° 23.132
  35.79363333    -88.38553333
Waymark: None
 



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Forrest planned to encircle the Union position with artillery, using his guns to fight the battle rather than engaging his dismounted troops in close small arms combat. When Forrest deployed his troops following the engagement at Hicks' field he ordered a


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