Historic Markers Across Tennessee

LaGrange - Union Supply Base

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Location: on Main Street south of Third Street (Tennessee Highway 57), La Grange, TN
County: Fayette
Coordinates: N 35° 2.705    W 089° 14.609
  35.04508333    -89.24348333
Waymark: None


Federal forces occupied LaGrange during the war, 1862-1865, and made it an important supply base. Gen. William T. Sherman established his headquarters here when the occupation began in 1862. In April 1863, Union Col. Benjamin H. Grierson left here with a