Battle of Britton's Lane

Battle of Britton's Lane (HMYNG)

Location: Denmark, TN 38391 Madison County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 29.427', W 88° 57.489'

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September 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' Federal force of two cavalry troops, a battery and two infantry regiments. After four hours, in which they suffered heavy losses while taking 213 prisoners, and two fieldpieces, the raiders withdrew, thier mission accomplished.
Marker Number4D 35
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 5:38am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 322376 N 3929196
Decimal Degrees35.49045000, -88.95815000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 29.427', W 88° 57.489'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 29' 25.62" N, 88° 57' 29.34" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 280 Britton Ln, Denmark TN 38391, US
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