Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Fighting for Trenton — Forrest’s First West Tennessee Raid —



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Location: at the intersection of Eaton Street (Tennessee Route 104, 77) and College Street (U.S. 45), Trenton, TN
County: Gibson
Coordinates: N 35° 58.855    W 088° 56.488
  35.98091666    -88.94146666
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Fighting for Trenton
Rifling the Courthouse
— Forrest’s First West Tennessee Raid —


(Preface):
Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest led his cavalry brigade on a raid through West Tennessee, Dec. 15, 1862 - Jan. 3, 1863,