Near Henning in Lauderdale County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
General N.B. Forrest's Command Position
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is April 12, 1862.
Location. 35° 38.481′ N, 89° 50.121′ W. Marker is near Henning, Tennessee, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from Park Road (Tennessee Route 207), on the right when traveling east. Located near the visitor center for Fort Pillow State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Henning TN 38041, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Inner Breastworks (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Artillery 12 Pound HowitzersUnion Artillery 6 Pound James Rifles (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Artillery 10 Pound Parrotts (approx. 0.3 miles away); Earthworks Over River Batteries (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Water Batteries (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Sharpshooters (approx. 0.3 miles away); Outer Breastworks (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henning.
Also see . . . General Forrest's Report of the Battle. (Submitted on October 10, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on March 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 604 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 9, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.