Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Hood's Command Post ~ Nov. 29-30, 1864

Marker ID: THC 3D 14
Location: U.S. 31, Maury County, 3 miles south of Spring Hill
County: Maury
Waymark: None


Gen. Hood and staff spent the night in the Absalom Thompson House, 2.8 miles. Advance units of his army, moving by country roads, had contacted Federal units at Spring Hill, but had not gained control of the road to Nashville. In the morning, Hood found that Schofield had eluded him and was enroute to Franklin.