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Eva in Benton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cabin Logs

 
 
Cabin Logs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 18, 2021
1. Cabin Logs Marker
Inscription.  The logs for this cabin were taken from a barn owned by Mr. James Sykes of Eva. The barn was used by scouts for General Nathan Bedford Forrest during a reconnaissance of the Pilot Knob area on November 4, 1864. The lower story of the Syke's home located near where the Eva VFD now stands, was used as a temporary headquarters by General Forrest.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is November 4, 1864.
 
Location. 36° 5.332′ N, 87° 58.732′ W. Marker is in Eva, Tennessee, in Benton County. Marker can be reached from Pilot Knob Road (Tennessee Route 191) half a mile north of Happy Hollow Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2492-2140 TN-191, Eva TN 38333, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forrest's Artillery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Injuring Sherman (approx. 0.3 miles away); Nathan Bedford Forrest Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Johnsonville (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Johnsonville (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Tennessee River in the Civil War
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 18, 2021
2. Cabin Logs Marker
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(approx. 1.9 miles away); The Union Supply Depot (approx. 1.9 miles away); Nashville and Northwestern Railroad (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eva.
 
Rear of the cabin image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 18, 2021
3. Rear of the cabin
Interior view of the cabin image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 18, 2021
4. Interior view of the cabin
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 18, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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