August 30, 1862Ordered to raid Federal supply lines in West Tennessee, Confederate General Frank C. Armstrong rode north from Holly Springs, Mississippi in August 1862, with a large force of cavalry. Near this spot on August 30, Armstrong engaged a Union brigade commanded by Col. Mortimer Leggett, sent to destroy him. After a fierce day-long battle, allowing the Confederate to continue their raid north of the Hatchie River.
|Marker Number||4C 32|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 11:56am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 309991 N 3897010|
|Decimal Degrees||35.19813333, -89.08713333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 11.888', W 89° 5.228'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 11' 53.28" N, 89° 5' 13.68" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 105 Newcastle Dr, Bolivar TN 38008, US|
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