Historic Markers Across Tennessee



The Battle of Parker's Crossroads - Lt. Col. Alonzo Napier



Marker ID:  
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° 47.31    W 088° 23.377
  35.7885    -88.38961666
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Lt. Colonel Alonzo Napier fell mortally wounded at this point as he was leading a charge of troops along the Lexington-Huntingdon Road.

In the excitement of the deafening roar of cannon fire and the swift barrage of small arms fire, Lt. Col. Napier leape


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