Civil War Skirmish

Civil War Skirmish (HM2CNT)

Location: Palmersville, TN 38241 Weakley County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 25.77', W 88° 39.889'

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May 6, 1862

May 6, 1862: Col. Thomas Claiborne's Sixth Confederate Cavalry attacked and destroyed three companies of the Fifth Iowa Cavalry at Lockridge Mill about 1 mile north on the north Fork of the Obion River. The Fifth Iowa Cavalry was under the Command of Major Carl Schaffer de Boernstein. Major Boernstein was mortally wounded and died the next day.
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Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, December 8th, 2018 at 4:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 350765 N 4032875
Decimal Degrees36.42950000, -88.66481667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 25.77', W 88° 39.889'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 25' 46.2" N, 88° 39' 53.34" W
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Area Code(s)731
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 13825 Latham Hwy 190, Palmersville TN 38241, US
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