Historic Markers Across Tennessee

The Battle of Parker's Crossroads - Confederate Horseholders

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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° 47.679    W 088° 23.253
  35.79465    -88.38755
Waymark: None


Forrest's Cavalry fought dismounted at the Battle of Parker's Crossroads, as was customary. Cavalry depended upon their mounts and military protocol defined how horses were handled in battle. One of every four horsemen remained mounted and took control of


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