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Henderson in Chester County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cox's Raid

October 25, 1862

 
 
Cox's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phillip Knecht, June 27, 2015
1. Cox's Raid Marker
Inscription. Attacking this place at dawn, the Confederate cavalry battalion of Maj. N.N. Cox killed one Federal soldier, captured three officers and 33 enlisted men of "B" Co., 49th Illinois Infantry, and dispersed the rest. They burned the railroad station and all Federal supplies, fired the railroad bridge, and tore up the track, then withdrew.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 25.)
 
Location. 35° 26.459′ N, 88° 38.317′ W. Marker is in Henderson, Tennessee, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and White Avenue (Tennessee Route 365), on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henderson TN 38340, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Freed-Hardeman College (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pinson Mounds (approx. 5.7 miles away); Mark Perrin Lowrey (approx. 6.1 miles away); Jacks Creek (approx. 6.9 miles away); John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson (approx. 12.8 miles away); Historic Bemis (approx. 13.6 miles away); Jones' Anglewood (approx. 13.6 miles away); Mills Darden (approx. 14.1 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Cox's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Phillip Knecht, June 27, 2015
2. Cox's Raid Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Phillip Knecht of Holly Springs, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 224 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Phillip Knecht of Holly Springs, Mississippi. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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