Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Army of Tennessee June 27, 1863



Marker ID: THC 3G 6
Location: on Shelbyville Highway (Tennessee Route 231), Christiana, TN
County: Bedford
Coordinates: N 35° 37.192    W 086° 25.93
  35.61986666    -86.43216666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

The Reserve Corps (Granger) moved south along this road, screened by the Army's Cavalry (D.S. Stanley). Taking Guy's Gap, against minor resistance, they pushed rapidly into Shelbyville, evacuated the same morning by the Corps of Maj. Gen. Leonidas Polk, which withdrew to Tullahoma.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.