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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Denmark, Tennessee

 
Clickable Map of Madison County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Madison County, TN (99) Carroll County, TN (31) Chester County, TN (11) Crockett County, TN (7) Gibson County, TN (40) Hardeman County, TN (19) Haywood County, TN (46) Henderson County, TN (106)  MadisonCounty(99) Madison County (99)  CarrollCounty(31) Carroll County (31)  ChesterCounty(11) Chester County (11)  CrockettCounty(7) Crockett County (7)  GibsonCounty(40) Gibson County (40)  HardemanCounty(19) Hardeman County (19)  HaywoodCounty(46) Haywood County (46)  HendersonCounty(106) Henderson County (106)
Jackson is the county seat for Madison County
Denmark is in Madison County
      Madison County (99)  
ADJACENT TO MADISON COUNTY
      Carroll County (31)  
      Chester County (11)  
      Crockett County (7)  
      Gibson County (40)  
      Hardeman County (19)  
      Haywood County (46)  
      Henderson County (106)  
 
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1Tennessee (Madison County), Denmark — 7th Tennessee Cavalry Memorial
Confederate States of America This monument is dedicated to the memory of the gallant men of the 7th Tennessee Cavalry, C.S.A., commanded by Col. William H. Jackson, and to these men of the 7th who fell September 1, 1862, at the Battle of . . . Map (db m194038) WM
2Tennessee (Madison County), Denmark — Battle of Britton LaneAn Unexpected Clash
In August 1862, Confederate Gen. Sterling Price ordered Gen. Frank C. Armstrong to conduct a raid with his 2,000-man cavalry brigade to determine the strength and location of Union forces in West Tennessee. The raiders left Guntown, Mississippi, on . . . Map (db m82228) HM
3Tennessee (Madison County), Denmark — 4D 35 — Battle of Britton's LaneSeptember 1, 1862
Ordered to raid north from Mississippi by Maj. Gen. Sterling Price, commanding the Army of the West, thus to prevent U.S. Grant's reinforcing Buell in Tennessee, Brig. Gen. Frank C. Armstrong's Cavalry Brigade here struck Col. Elias S. Dennis' . . . Map (db m82229) HM
4Tennessee (Madison County), Denmark — Britton LaneConfederate Soldiers
. . . Map (db m69876) HM WM
5Tennessee (Madison County), Denmark — Britton Lane Union Monument
USA Dedicated to the Federal soldiers that fought upon this sacred ground with courage and honor on September 1st, 1862, forever known as the Battle of Britton's Lane. The following Union units participated in this battle. 20th Illinois . . . Map (db m194037) WM
6Tennessee (Madison County), Denmark — Denmark Danes1861-1865
On 15 May 1861, one hundred and forty six men swore allegiance to the South. This unit became known as Co. K, 6th Tenn. Inf. Reg., C.S.A. "The Denmark Danes". Only forty of the original company survived the four long years of war. These men . . . Map (db m74849) HM WM
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7Tennessee (Madison County), Denmark — Denmark Danes
May 5, 1861 One hundred four young men of the town formed the Denmark Danes, they became part of the 6th Tennessee Regiment, Company K. The ladies of the town had made very nice uniforms from cloth furnished by the citizens. They wore gray flannel . . . Map (db m194044) HM
8Tennessee (Madison County), Denmark — Denmark Presbyterian ChurchWartime House of Worship
This church, built by slaves in 1854, played a significant role in Madison County’s Civil War experiences. In April 1861, days after the firing on Fort Sumter, South Carolina, 104 local men formed a company called The Danes, later part of the 6th . . . Map (db m74848) HM
9Tennessee (Madison County), Denmark — Denmark Presbyterian Church
Organized 1821 Built 1854 Marked by John Madison Chapter National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century 2015Map (db m194042) HM
10Tennessee (Madison County), Denmark — Denmark Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Earliest grave 1824 Marked by John Madison Chapter National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century 2015Map (db m194047) HM
11Tennessee (Madison County), Denmark — Denmark Presbyterian Church Mulberry Grove
August 31, 1862 The 20th and 30th Illinois Infantry camped in the mulberry trees behind the Denmark Presbyterian Church. Denmark was the fairly large town and was a major shopping point for the armies. September 1, 1862 30th Illinois . . . Map (db m74850) HM
12Tennessee (Madison County), Denmark — Flag Bearer for Denmark Danes
April 6, 1862 Billy Caldwell, a redheaded fellow, was killed at Shiloh. He was the flag bearer for Denmark Danes. He died with the flag in his hand. The flag was shot to shreds and the staff that held it was hit twenty six times. The flag . . . Map (db m74851) HM
13Tennessee (Madison County), Denmark — 4D 1 — Haywood County / Madison County
Haywood County Established 1823: named in honor of Judge John Haywood Judge on the Supreme Court of Errors and Appeals, 1816 26; Known as The Father of Tenn- essee History". Madison County Established 1821; named in . . . Map (db m194057) HM
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14Tennessee (Madison County), Denmark — On June 6, 1862
On June 6, 1862, Union General Jeremiah Sullivan was ordered to Jackson to secure the region for the North and establish a base of operations to support Union forces in a southward advance. After marching his troops into the city, General Sullivan's . . . Map (db m194041) HM
 
 
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Oct. 7, 2022