Near Henning in Lauderdale County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Union Artillery 10 Pound Parrotts
Location. 35° 38.682′ N, 89° 50.306′ W. Marker is near Henning, Tennessee, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from Park Road (State Highway 207), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in the reconstructed fort in Fort Pillow State Park. The fort is reached by a mile long trail from the visitor center. Marker is in this post office area: Henning TN 38041, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Artillery 6 Pound James Rifles (a few steps from this marker); Earthworks Over River Batteries (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Water Batteries (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Artillery 12 Pound Howitzers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Sharpshooters (approx. ¼ mile away); Inner Breastworks (approx. 0.3 miles away); General N.B. Forrest's Command Position (approx. 0.3 miles away); Outer Breastworks (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henning.
Also see . . . Report of Lieutenant Daniel Van Horn. Lt. Van Horn of the 6th US Colored Light Artillery filed this report of the battle. (Submitted on October 10, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.