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Union Forces-Cyrus Livingston Dunham was born in Dryden, New York, on January 16, 1817. Confederate Forces-Nathan Bedford Forrest was born in Bedford County, Tennessee, on July 13, 1821.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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Union Colonel Cyrus L. Dunham's Brigade marched south to Parker's Crossroads on December 31, 1862 to block the route of the Confederate cavalry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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General Nathan Bedford Forrest's First Artillery Captain Freeman's Battery fought near here during the Battle of Parker's Crossroads Dec. 31, 1862

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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Behind you is the reconstructed split-rail fence, where the Union troops took position and faced General Nathan Bedford Forrest's unrelenting artillery assault and surprise attack on their rear.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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This unknown sentry stands guard over hallow ground in honor to the brave American soldiers who fought and breathed their last in mortal battle Dec. 19, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/23/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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Headquarters in 1862 for General Grant until skirmishes in the area led his troops to the Battle of Shiloh.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/23/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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Shades Bridge (located near Skullbone, Tn) was the site of minor skirmishes during the War Between the States.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Cordova Dave

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/1/2009

last visited: never

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Steamboats and gunboats could move freely from Paducah to Alabama, bringing supplies and soldiers to whichever side controlled the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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A civilian community grew up beside the army supply depot, providing goods and services to soldiers and civilian workers during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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Johnsonville was a vital cog in the Union war machine. At this busy, noisy, sprawling complex of wharves, docks, warehouses and corrals the work of war continued unabated. Steamboats crowded the wharf.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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Before you is the old railbed of the Nashville and Northwestern Railroad. In 1863, the Union army extended the railroad to the Tennessee River, creating a reliable and secure supply line between the Ohio River and Nashville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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United States Colored Troops formed the majority of Johnsonville's garrison. They played a crucial role in the construction of the depot and its defensive works.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford B. Forrest was determined to cut off Sherman’s supplies and cripple the Union campaign. In November 1864, Forrest launched a raid at a vital link in the Union chain of supply—Johnsonville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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Britton Lane Battlefield, Denmark TN

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member TurndAround

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/11/2007

last visited: 11/13/2022

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Following the fall of Nashville and the Union victory at Shiloh in the spring of 1862, Confederate forces was sent into retreat to Corinth, Mississippi.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/20/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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On June 6, 1862, Union General Jeremiah Sullivan was ordered to Jackson to secure the region for the North and establish a base of operations to support Union forces in a southward advance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/20/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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The supply depot in Jackson was deemed critical to the Union and General U.S. Grant's army. Without it, the nearest supply depot was Cairo, Illinois and any deep south assault by the Union would have to be abandoned

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/20/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGeneral Armstrong left Guntown, Mississippi - Denmark TN

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General Armstrong left Guntown, Mississippi on August 22 and stopped in Holly Springs to pick up the rest of his 3,300-man-force that was to be the principal body that would take the fight to the Union.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/20/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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On August 29, the Confederates encountered their first Union garrison near Bolivar and engaged them in a seven hour skirmish that forced the Union forces back into the city of Bolivar to regroup.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/20/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFort Waverly - Waverly TN

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Fort Waverly was built by Union troops between 1863 and 1864. It protected a newly completed railroad line that connected the important Union supply depot on the Tennessee River in Johnsonville with Federally held Nashville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/18/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesDenmark Presbyterian Church Mulberry Grove - Denmark TN

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August 31, 1862-The 20th and 30th Illinois Infantry camped in the mulberry trees behind the Denmark Presbyterian Church. Denmark was the fairly large town and was a major shopping point for the armies.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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April 6, 1862 Billy Caldwell, a redheaded fellow, was killed at Shiloh. He was the flag bearer for Denmark Danes. He died with the flag in his hand. The flag was shot to shreds and the staff that held it was hit twenty six times.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesDenmark Danes 1861-1865 - Denmark TN

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On 15 May 1861, one hundred and forty six men swore allegiance to the South. This unit became known as Co. K, 6th Tenn. Inf. Reg., C.S.A. "The Denmark Danes".

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/19/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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Largest pyramid of cannon balls I have ever seen. White spots on pictures are rain drops falling. It was heavy rain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 2/23/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesArmy of the Tennessee Major General U.S. Grant - Shiloh TN

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The Army of the Tennessee, except the 3d Division was encamped on this field April 6, 1862. Its outer line of camps, just beyond the Hamburg and Purdy Road, extended from Owl Creek on the right to Lick Creek on the left.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/4/2020

last visited: 10/1/2021

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