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Davis Bridge Battlefield

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ESSARY SPRINGS ROAD
POCAHONTAS, TN 38061, USA

Website: https://www.nps.gov/shil/learn/historyculture/upload/Davis-Bridge.pdf

After the Battle of Corinth on October 5, 1862, the retreating Confederate army under Gens. Sterling Price and Earl Van Dorn met General Ord and 8,000 Union troops at Davis Bridge over the Hatchie River. An all-day battle for the bridge ensued. The Confederates managed to hold off the attacking Union forces and cross the Hatchie at Crum's Mill, farther south.