Near Henning in Lauderdale County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Union Artillery 6 Pound James Rifles
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 35° 38.679′ N, 89° 50.298′ W. Marker is near Henning, Tennessee, in Lauderdale County. Marker can be reached from Park Road (State Highway 207), on the right when traveling north. Located in the reconstructed fort in Fort Pillow State Park. The fort is reached by a mile long trail from the visitor center. 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. Union Artillery 10 Pound Parrotts (a few steps from this marker); Earthworks Over River Batteries (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Water Batteries (within shouting distance Union Artillery 12 Pound Howitzers (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Sharpshooters (approx. ¼ mile away); Inner Breastworks (approx. ¼ mile away); General N.B. Forrest's Command Position (approx. 0.3 miles away); Outer Breastworks (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henning.
Also see . . . Report of Captain Carl A. Lamberg. Captain Lamburg of the 2nd US Colored Light Artillery filed this report of the battle. (Submitted on October 10, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 10, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 539 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.