Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Battle of Moscow - December 4, 1863



Marker ID: THC 4E 162
Location: on Main Street (State Highway 57), on the west end of the bridge over Wolf River, Moscow, TN
County: Fayette
Coordinates: N 35° 3.599    W 089° 23.983
  35.05998333    -89.39971666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Battle of Moscow
December 4, 1863


Three thousand Confederate cavalry with artillery, led by Gen. James Chalmers, attacked the Memphis & Charleston Railroad bridge over Wolf River and ambushed Col. Edward Hatch's brigade