Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Advance and Retreat

Marker ID: THC 3D 18
Location: .S. 31, Maury County, 3 miles south of Columbia, TN
County: Maury
Coordinates: N 35° 34.169    W 087° 2.575
  35.56948333    -87.04291666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


In this house, Lt. Gen. Hood established his command post while bypassing Maj. Gen. Schofield's force at Columbia, Nov. 24, 1864. Here also, Dec. 20, Maj. Gen. Forrest issued orders for covering the retreat southward of the Army of Tennessee. On Dec. 21, the house was again occupied, this time by Schofield, in pursuit of Hood and Forrest.

Tennessee Historical Commision