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

Britton Lane

Confederate Soldiers

 
 
Britton Lane Confederate Soldiers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 14, 2008
1. Britton Lane Confederate Soldiers Memorial
Inscription.
C.S.A.

Erected by
John Ingram
Bivouac,
Sept. 1, 1897,

To honor an
unknown number of
Confederate Soldiers,
who fell in battle
on this field,
September 1, 1862,
and many of whom
are buried here.

 
Erected 1897 by John Ingram Bivouac.
 
Location. 35° 29.404′ N, 88° 57.476′ W. Marker is near Denmark, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from Britton Lane 0.6 miles west of Steam Mill Ferry Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. This marker is at the central part of the small park commemorating the Battle of Britton's Lane, at the east end of two raised burial plots. Marker is in this post office area: Denmark TN 38391, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Britton Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Britton's Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); Denmark Presbyterian Church Mulberry Grove (approx. 3.8 miles away); Flag Bearer for Denmark Danes (approx. 3.8 miles away); Denmark Presbyterian Church
Confederate Mass Grave image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, April 23, 2012
2. Confederate Mass Grave
The marker is seen just to the east of the two burial plots. The 7th Tennessee Cavalry (C.S.A.) monument is out of view to the right of the burial plots.
(approx. 3.8 miles away); Denmark Danes (approx. 3.8 miles away); Armstrong's Raid (approx. 5 miles away); John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denmark.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Confederate Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, April 23, 2012
3. Confederate Grave Marker
"In this area are buried twenty-one unknown Confederate Soldiers killed in battle, September 2, 1862"
This marker is between the raised burial plots beside the path.

The Battle of Britton's Lane was actually fought on September 1, 1862 rather than the September 2 date shown on this marker.
7th Tennessee Cavalry C.S.A. Monument image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, April 23, 2012
4. 7th Tennessee Cavalry C.S.A. Monument
This monument is dedicated to the memory of the gallant men of the 7th Tennessee Cavalry, C.S.A. commanded by Colonel William H. Jackson and to these men of the 7th who fell September 1, 1862, at the Battle of Britton Lane in defense of the Confederacy, the State of Tennessee, their homeland, beliefs and principles.


Erected 1992 by the 7th Tennessee Cavalry, Company D, C.S.A. (Memorial Unit) amd the Sons of Confederate Volunteers.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2013, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2013, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.   3, 4. submitted on November 4, 2013, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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