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

122nd Illinois Infantry Regiment

 
 
122nd Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Shane Oliver, April 3, 2021
1. 122nd Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
Inscription.  At this location the 122nd Illinois held fast while General Forrest started to encircle the Union forces. With assaults also coming into the rear of the line, portions of the 122nd Illinois and men from the 50th Indiana about-faced, fixed bayonets, and charged south-southeast into the Confederates.
 
Erected by Parker’s Crossroads Battlefield Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is December 31, 1862.
 
Location. 35° 47.303′ N, 88° 23.277′ W. Marker is in Parkers Crossroads, Tennessee, in Henderson County. Marker is on Federal Lane, 0.2 miles east of Tennessee Route 22, on the right when traveling east. Marker is located along the South Battlefield Trail, at Auto Tour Stop No. 7 of the Parker,s Crossroads Battlefield Auto Tour. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wildersville TN 38388, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Three Desperate Charges (within shouting distance of this marker); Withdrawal to the Split-Rail Fence (within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Illinois Mounted Infantry (about 300
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Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, July 24, 2021
2. 122nd Illinois Infantry Regiment Marker
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feet away, measured in a direct line); 39th Iowa Infantry Regiment (about 300 feet away); Battle of Parker's Crossroads (about 400 feet away); A Very Successful Campaign (about 500 feet away); The Lexington-Huntingdon Road (about 500 feet away); 50th Indiana Infantry Regiment (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parkers Crossroads.
 
Also see . . .  Parker's Crossroads Battlefield Association. (Submitted on June 3, 2021.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 62 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 28, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.   2. submitted on July 24, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 28, 2022