Near Henning in Lauderdale County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Earthworks Over River Batteries
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
Location. 35° 38.695′ N, 89° 50.322′ 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. Confederate Water Batteries (here, next to this marker); Union Artillery 10 Pound Parrotts (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Artillery 6 Pound James Rifles (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Artillery 12 Pound Howitzers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct Confederate Sharpshooters (approx. ¼ mile away); Inner Breastworks (approx. 0.3 miles away); General N.B. Forrest's Command Position (approx. 0.3 miles away); Outer Breastworks (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Henning.
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 529 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.