Near Denmark in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
7th Tennessee Cavalry Memorial
This monument is dedicated to the memory of the gallant men of the 7th Tennessee Cavalry, C.S.A., commanded by Col. William H. Jackson, and to these men of the 7th who fell September 1, 1862, at the Battle of Britton Lane in defense of the Confederacy, the state of Tennessee, their homeland, beliefs, and principles.
Pvt. Robert W. Cox, Co. A Pvt. James Dillahunty, Co. B Pvt. John Allen, Co. E Pvt. John Bradford, Co. E Pvt. Willie Windel, Co. E Pvt. Jefferson, Co. E Pvt. Ed Peters, Co. E Pvt. John Breeland, Co. E Pvt. Samuel Dent, Co. G Pvt. James Dunn, Co. I Pvt. J. Milton Green, Co. M Pvt. H. A. Hunter, Co. M
C.S.A. (memorial unit) and the Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Stone donated by Cottonseed, Inc., Courtland, Ala.
Erected 1992 by 7th Tennessee Calvary, Co. D, C.S.A. Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series list.
Location. 35° 29.39′ N, 88° 57.49′ W. Marker is near Denmark, Tennessee, in Madison County. Memorial can be reached from Britton Lane, 0.6 miles west of Steam Mill Ferry Road, on the left when traveling west. Memorial is in the Britton Lane Battlefield park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Denmark TN 38391, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Britton Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); On June 6, 1862 (within shouting distance of this marker); Britton Lane Union Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Britton Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Britton's Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); Denmark Presbyterian Church Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away); Denmark Danes (approx. 3.8 miles away); Denmark Presbyterian Church Mulberry Grove (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denmark.
Also see . . . Britton Lane Battlefield. Synopsis of the chance meeting and four-hour skirmish that ensued. (Tricia and Ben M. Lowe, Clio: Your Guide to History, posted Dec. 17, 2017) (Submitted on March 22, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
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