Historic Markers Across Tennessee



The Battle of Parker's Crossroads - The Battle Begins



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Location: on the North Loop Walking Trail around 1700 feet from the start of the trail. This marker is found where the loop trail turns back toward the start. The North Loop Walking Trail is at Tour Stop #1 (Parkers Crossroads City Park), Tennessee Route 22, Wilder
County: Henderson
Coordinates: N 35° 47.634    W 088° 23.282
  35.7939    -88.38803333
Waymark: None
 



Text:

On the evening of December 30, Forrest's scouts ascertained that Dunham's Brigade was just north of Clarksburg. Forrest, knowing that General Sullivan was at Huntingdon, "determined to throw his force between Dunham and Sullivan and whip the former before


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