Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Forrest and Wilson ~ Nov. 28, 1864

Marker ID: THC 3D 12
Location: U.S. 431, Maury County, 2.5 miles north of Rally Hill
County: Maury
Waymark: None


In this area Forrest's Confederate Cavalry Corps engaged the newly formed Federal Cavalry of Maj. Gen. James H. Wilson. By aggressive action and skillful maneuvering, Wilson was cut off from contact with Schofield and deflected from his mission of screening Schofield's withdrawal toward Nashville.