Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Grierson's Raid Apr. 17, 1863



Marker ID: THC 4E 59
Location: on 3rd Street (State Highway 57), Moscow TN
County: Fayette
Coordinates: N 35° 2.73    W 089° 14.631
  35.0455    -89.24385
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Grierson's Raid
Apr. 17, 1863


From here, Col. Benjamin H. Grierson's task force (6th Ill., 7th Ill., 2nd Ind. Cav., Btry "K", 1st Ill. Art.) raided into the deep south. Using as advanced guard Federals in Confederate u