Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Forrest at Trenton

Marker ID: THC 4B 8
Location: on West Eaton Street (Tennessee Route 104), Trenton, TN
County: Gibson
Coordinates: N 35° 58.849    W 088° 56.853
  35.98081666    -88.94755
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1VEJ


Advancing along this route from Spring Creek in Madison County, December 20, 1862, part of Forrest's Brigade under his command captured the Federal garrison at Trenton, entrenched around the station on the west side of town. Meanwhile a detachment had tak