Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Forrest's Raid - Dec. 21, 1862

Marker ID: THC 4B 29
Location: U.S. 45W , Gibson County, in Dyer
County: Gibson
Waymark: None


During its intensive operations against Federal communications in this area, a detachment of Forrest's Brigade captured here Co. “K," 119th Illinois Infantry, burned stores and tore up track to north and south of the town. By noon the next day destruction