Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Forrest Rested Here July 12, 1862

Marker ID: THC 2E 16
Location: On McMinnville Highway (rout 1 / 53), Woodbury, TN
County: Cannon
Coordinates: N 35° 49.571    W 086° 03.485
  35.82618333    -86.05808333
Waymark: WM3VXD


Here Forrest, with his newly organized brigade of about 1400 calvarymen, halted for a short rest before making his successful raid on Federal forces at Murfreesboro under Gen. T. L. Crittenden. He freed a number of hostages from this locality and captured