Near Pocahontas in Hardeman County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Battle of Davis Bridge
October 5, 1862
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 22.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 2.865′ N, 88° 48.557′ W. Marker is near Pocahontas, Tennessee, in Hardeman County. Marker is on State Highway 57, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pocahontas TN 38061, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Engagement at Davis Bridge (approx. 1½ miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Davis Bridge (approx. 1½ miles away); Hell on the Hatchie (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle Of Chewalla (approx. 9½ miles away); The Trail of Tears (approx. 14.8 miles away); The Hurst Nation (approx. 17.2 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Photos of the Battlefield. From Civil War Album, photos of the site, where additional markers stand. (Submitted on May 21, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Help Save the Davis Bridge Battlefield. Details of the Civil War Preservation Trust campaign to preserve additional acres of this battlefield. (Submitted on May 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. Battle of Davis Bridge. Battle summary from the Tennessee Encyclopedia. (Submitted on January 4, 2013, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,165 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 21, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.