Near Henning in Lauderdale County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Union Artillery 12 Pound Howitzers
Location. 35° 38.696′ N, 89° 50.254′ 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 6 Pound James Rifles (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Artillery 10 Pound Parrotts (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Earthworks Over River Batteries (about Confederate Water Batteries (about 400 feet away); General N.B. Forrest's Command Position (approx. ¼ mile away); Inner Breastworks (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Sharpshooters (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 . . . The Battle of Fort Pillow. Resource page with articles and reports from the battle. (Submitted on October 10, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 541 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 10, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.