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Paris in Henry County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Paris

 
 
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By Ken Smith, February 18, 2012
1. Battle of Paris Marker
Inscription.  On this ridge on March 11, 1862, 450 Confederate troops under the command of Major H. Clay King, 1st Kentucky Battalion, Cavalry, and Stack's and McCutchan's unattached Tennessee Companies were attacked by Federal troops from Fort Henry. 20 Confederates and 60 to 80 Federals were killed or wounded before the Federals withdrew.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 29.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1974.
 
Location. 36° 18.075′ N, 88° 21.148′ W. Marker is in Paris, Tennessee, in Henry County. Marker is on Wood Street (Tennessee Route 54) 0.1 miles east of Crutchfield Lane, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paris TN 38242, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert E. Lee School (approx. 1.3 miles away); E. W. Grove High School (approx. 1.4 miles away); E.W. Grove-Henry County High School (approx.
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By Ken Smith, February 18, 2012
2. Battle of Paris Marker
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1.4 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 1˝ miles away); Henry County Courthouse (approx. 1˝ miles away); Confederate Soldiers (approx. 1˝ miles away); Henry County Courthouse / Henry County (approx. 1˝ miles away); Paris Henry County Heritage Center (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 20, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 630 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 20, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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