Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Hood and Schofield

Marker ID: THC 3D 13
Location: at the intersection of James M Cambpell Boulevard (State Highway 50) and Mt. Pleasant Pike (State Highway 243), Columbia, TN
County: Maury
Coordinates: N 35° 36.304    W 087° 4.004
  35.60506666    -87.06673333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Arriving at Columbia ahead of the Confederates, Schofield entrenched around the town. Hood, arriving Nov. 26, demonstrated against his position, with Lee's corps and most of his artillery, while the rest of the Army of Tennessee crossed Duck River at Davis' Ford, 3 mi. E., intending to cut Schofield off at Spring Hill, 12 mi. N.

Tennessee Historical Commission