Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Forrest's Raid - Dec. 21, 1862



Marker ID: THC 4B 17
Location: U.S. 45W, Gibson County, south of Rutherford
County: Gibson
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Moving north from Trenton with his entire brigade, Forrest captured two companies of Federals here and destroyed stores. His command spent the next two days tearing up 15 miles of track and destroying trestles in the Obion River bottoms. Detachments captu