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Battle of Britton's Lane - Denmark TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TurndAround
N 35° 29.427 W 088° 57.489
16S E 322376 N 3929196
Quick Description: Battle of Britton's Lane - Denmark TN
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2007 2:39:22 PM
Waymark Code: WM1WFW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 43

Long Description:
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 Name: Battle of Britton's Lane

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Battle (war)

Marker Number: 4D 35

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission

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