Historic Markers Across Tennessee



The Battle of Parker's Crossroads - A Very Successful Campaign



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Location: the South Loop Walking Trail at stop seven, of the driving tour of Parker's Crossroads Battlefield, Tennessee Route 22, Wildersville, TN
County: Henderson
Coordinates: N 35° 47.281    W 088° 23.366
  35.78801666    -88.38943333
Waymark: None
 



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"We have worked, road, and fought hard"
On January 1, 1863 Forrest reached the Tennessee River. By 9 p.m. the entire command, more than 2,000 men and horses, six cannon, and a train of wagons, had crossed the river on the same flatboats that had


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