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Denmark in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Denmark Presbyterian Church Mulberry Grove

 
 
Denmark Presbyterian Church Mulberry Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 21, 2014
1. Denmark Presbyterian Church Mulberry Grove Marker
Inscription.  
August 31, 1862
The 20th and 30th Illinois Infantry camped in the mulberry trees behind the Denmark Presbyterian Church. Denmark was the fairly large town and was a major shopping point for the armies.

September 1, 1862
30th Illinois begun march from Denmark to Medon's Station and on a dusty country road, Britton Lane, met the Southern army...there they fought for four hours with no one credited with winning the battle.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 31.938′ N, 89° 0.006′ W. Marker is in Denmark, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Denmark Jackson Road and Britton Lane, on the right when traveling east. 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 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Flag Bearer for Denmark Danes (a few steps from this marker); Denmark Danes (within shouting distance of this marker); Denmark Presbyterian Church (within shouting
Behind the Denmark Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 21, 2014
2. Behind the Denmark Presbyterian Church
distance of this marker); Battle of Britton's Lane (approx. 3.7 miles away); Battle of Britton Lane (approx. 3.7 miles away); Britton Lane (approx. 3.8 miles away); John Murrell (approx. 6.6 miles away); Armstrong's Raid (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denmark.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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