Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Lafayette in Macon County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Approximate Site of Civil War Skirmish

 
 
Approximate Site of Civil War Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, August 22, 2021
1. Approximate Site of Civil War Skirmish Marker
Inscription.  According to the Official Record in a communication received at Civil War Headquarters in Louisville, KY. 12 May 1863, a skirmish occurred involving 100 men of the Fourteenth Illinois Cavalry of the Union Army commanded by Major FM Davidson and 125 members of the Confederate Forces led by General John Hunt Morgan. U.S.A. losses were 1 officer and 2 privates wounded and 4 men taken prisoner. C.S.A. losses were 2 killed, 1 wounded left behind, and several wounded carried away.
 
Erected by Macon County Chapter Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp Jim Davis #1425.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 12, 1863.
 
Location. 36° 27.597′ N, 85° 53.71′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Tennessee, in Macon County. Marker is on Union Camp Road (Tennessee Route 262) 1.3 miles west of Carthage Road (Tennessee Route 56/80), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7651 Union Camp Rd, Lafayette TN 37083, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gibbs Crossroads
Paid Advertisement
Click on the ad for more information.
Please report objectionable advertising to the Editor.
Click or scan to see
this page online
(approx. one mile away); Joines Boarding House (approx. 5˝ miles away); 'Little Red Well' (approx. 5˝ miles away); The Big Barren Buffalo Road (approx. 5˝ miles away); The Cumberland Trace (approx. 5˝ miles away); Bush's Planeing Mill (approx. 5.6 miles away); Bush's Ax Handle Mill (approx. 5.6 miles away); J.B. Brusher Handle Factory (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Approximate Site of Civil War Skirmish Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, August 22, 2021
2. Approximate Site of Civil War Skirmish Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 8, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2021, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=183325

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
This website earns income from purchases you make after using our links to Amazon.com. We appreciate your support.
Paid Advertisement
Apr. 15, 2024