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Home Tennessee Weakley County Palmersville Historical Markers Battle of Lockridge Mill ~ May 6, 1862

Battle of Lockridge Mill ~ May 6, 1862

Latham Palmersville Rd., Palmersville, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 36° 25' 46.499988", -88° 39' 54.18"
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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 Command of Major Carl Schaffer de Boernstein. Major Boernstein was mortally wounded and died the next day.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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