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
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

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