Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid ~ July 10, 1862

Marker ID: THC 2E 52
Location: on Tennessee Route 56, Beersheba Springs, TN
County: Grundy
Coordinates: N 35° 27.891    W 085° 39.23
  35.46485    -85.65383333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2646


Col. Nathan Bedford Forrest's brigade passed here enroute to its junction with additional units, to be followed by a further advance on the Federal garrison and stores at Murfreesboro. Leaving Chattanooga on July 9, the brigade here consisted of the 8th T