Near Henning in Lauderdale County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
April 12, 1864
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 22.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Trails - Civil War, and the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 40.661′ N, 89° 35.137′ W. Marker is near Henning, Tennessee, in Lauderdale County. Marker is at the intersection of Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 51) and Graves Street (State Highway 87), on the right when traveling north on Jefferson Davis Highway. 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 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alex Haley's Boyhood Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tipton County in the Civil War (approx. 8.6 miles away); Tipton County Confederate Monument (approx. 8.6 miles away); Thomas Goode (approx. 8.7 miles away); Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox (approx. 8.7 miles away); Charles B. Simonton (approx. 9 miles away); General Jacob Tipton (approx. 9 miles away); The Site of Byars-Hall High School (approx. 9 miles away).
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Fort Pillow by Markers
Also see . . . Battle of Fort Pillow. Wikipedia entry on the battle of Fort Pillow. (Submitted on June 9, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Fort Pillow Massacre; prisoners of war.
Categories. • African Americans • Notable Events • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,498 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on June 9, 2011, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 8, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on October 9, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.