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Near Parkers Crossroads in Henderson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Red Mound

 
 
Red Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 14, 2008
1. Red Mound Marker
Inscription. During the second quarter of the 19th Century, on the hill immediately west of this marker was the site of the community of Red Mound, which according to oral tradition was named for Red Mountain, N. C., from where many of the early settlers came. In 1837, a post office was established here with Samuel S. Parker as postmaster. This geographic location marks the site of the Battle of Parker's Crossroads fought December 31, 1862.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 48.)
 
Location. 35° 46.366′ N, 88° 23.646′ W. Marker is near Parkers Crossroads, Tennessee, in Henderson County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 22 0.3 miles south of Expressway Church Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wildersville TN 38388, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Parker's Crossroads (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Parker's Crossroads (approx. 0.8 miles away); Union Wagon Train (approx. 0.9 miles away); Parker's Crossroads (approx. one mile away); The Lexington-Huntingdon Road
Cannon at Red Mound image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 14, 2008
2. Cannon at Red Mound
(approx. 1.1 miles away); A Very Successful Campaign (approx. 1.1 miles away); McPeake Cabin (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lt. Col. Alonzo Napier (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parkers Crossroads.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Red Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 14, 2008
3. Red Mound Marker
Red Mound Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 14, 2008
4. Red Mound Marker
Red Mound image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, July 14, 2008
5. Red Mound
Two markers and Red Mound image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, April 24, 2012
6. Two markers and Red Mound
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 4, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 53 times this year. Last updated on March 10, 2014, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 4, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.   6. submitted on December 29, 2012, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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