Historic Markers Across Tennessee



The Battle of Parker's Crossroads - Flight to Safety



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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° 47.737    W 088° 23.381
  35.79561666    -88.38968333
Waymark: None
 



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Forrest's command to charge both ways bought the Confederate commander some time. He ordered his men to remount and to head for the Lexington-Huntingdon Road, Forrest himself, unwilling to abandon his artillery, led about 75 men toward the guns. In spite


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