“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in LaGrange, Tennessee

Clickable Map of Fayette County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Fayette County, TN (18) Hardeman County, TN (19) Haywood County, TN (46) Shelby County, TN (448) Tipton County, TN (31) Benton County, MS (6) Marshall County, MS (28)  FayetteCounty(18) Fayette County (18)  HardemanCounty(19) Hardeman County (19)  HaywoodCounty(46) Haywood County (46)  ShelbyCounty(448) Shelby County (448)  TiptonCounty(31) Tipton County (31)  BentonCountyMississippi(6) Benton County (6)  MarshallCounty(28) Marshall County (28)
Somerville is the county seat for Fayette County
LaGrange is in Fayette County
      Fayette County (18)  
      Hardeman County (19)  
      Haywood County (46)  
      Shelby County (448)  
      Tipton County (31)  
      Benton County, Mississippi (6)  
      Marshall County, Mississippi (28)  
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1Tennessee (Fayette County), LaGrange — 4E 59 — Grierson's RaidApr. 17, 1863
From here, Col. Benjamin H. Grierson's task force (6th Ill., 7th Ill., 2nd Ind. Cav., Btry "K", 1st Ill. Art.) raided into the deep south. Using as advanced guard Federals in Confederate uniform and other stratagems, he cut the Mobile & Ohio RR at . . . Map (db m19303) HM
2Tennessee (Fayette County), LaGrange — 4E 66 — Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens
The "Queen of the Confederacy" was born here January 11, 1832. In 1858 she married Francis Pickens, United States Ambassador to Russia and later Governor of South Carolina. During the Civil War, Lucy was the only woman honored by having her portrait . . . Map (db m37274) HM
3Tennessee (Fayette County), LaGrange — 4E 15 — Immanuel Church
This Protestant Episcopal Church was first established as a mission in 1832, consecrated in 1843. Rev. Samuel George Litton was its missionary and first rector. It was established by the efforts of Mrs. Mary Hayes Gloster a widow from Warrenton, . . . Map (db m62006) HM
4Tennessee (Fayette County), LaGrange — 4E 65 — La Grange
Settled in 1819 on the site of an Indian trading post, it was named for General La Fayette's ancestral home in France. He visited La Grange in 1824 and called it the "Beautiful Village." Its location on a bluff made it a natural military post; . . . Map (db m62007) HM
5Tennessee (Fayette County), LaGrange — LaGrangeUnion Supply Base
Federal forces occupied LaGrange during the war, 1862-1865, and made it an important supply base. Gen. William T. Sherman established his headquarters here when the occupation began in 1862. In April 1863, Union Col. Benjamin H. Grierson left here . . . Map (db m51816) HM
6Tennessee (Fayette County), LaGrange — Lucy Petway Holcombe Pickens House
This house was the birthplace of Lucy P. Holcombe Pickens (June 11, 1832 - Aug. 8, 1899), a noted beauty of ante-bellum days and the most famous person born in La Grange. Mrs. Pickens is the only woman whose likeness has appeared on American . . . Map (db m37276) HM
7Tennessee (Fayette County), LaGrange — The Gloster - Anderson Graveyard
About a mile south was the burial site in 1854 of Mrs. Mary Hayes Willis Gloster, founder of Immanuel, the first Episcopal church to be consecrated in West TN; her daughter Elizabeth Willis Gloster Anderson in 1873; her son-in-law John Anderson in . . . Map (db m19300) HM
8Tennessee (Fayette County), LaGrange — 4E 8 — Woodlawn
This house was built in 1828 by Major Charles Michie, a veteran of the War of 1812. During the War between the States it was for a time headquarters for Maj. Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman of the Federal Army. It was also several times occupied by . . . Map (db m19299) HM
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Aug. 10, 2022