Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Skirmish at Mansfield

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


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.