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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.)
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry County Courthouse / Henry County (approx. 1.5 miles away); Edwin Wiley Grove (approx. 1.6 miles away); James Davis Porter (approx. 1.6 miles away); John DeWitt Clinton Atkins (approx. 1.6 miles away); Camp Tyson (approx. 5.3 miles away); Clear Lake (approx. 13.4 miles away); Webb School (approx. 13.6 miles away); Harris-Collier-Holland Farm (approx. 13.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Battle of Paris Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 18, 2012
2. Battle of Paris Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 20, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 495 times since then and 55 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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