Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Skirmish at Mansfield



Marker ID: THC 4A 36
Location: TN 114, Henry County, in Mansfield, TN
County: Henry
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

In the month of March 1864, Company G, Seventh Regiment, Tennessee Cavalry, was detailed to escort Tennessee's Governor Isham Green Harris to Paris. Near Mansfield they encountered a detachment of Federal soldiers and a spirited engagement took place. The Federal force retired with two killed including their major in command. Company G had two men wounded.