Historic Markers Across Tennessee



James W. Starnes June 30, 1863



Marker ID: THC 2E 56
Location: on Tennessee Route 55, Tullahoma, TN
County: Coffee
Coordinates: N 35° 23.499    W 086° 8.96
  35.39165    -86.14933333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMNV77
 



Text:

South of here, at Bobo's Crossroads, Col. Starnes, 4th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA, then commanding Forrest's Old Brigade, was killed in a skirmish while his brigade was screening the withdrawal of the Army of Tennessee from Tullahoma to the Chattanooga area.