Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Fort Redmond

Marker ID: THC 3C 24
Location: U.S. 41N, Robertson County, at railroad overpass bridge
County: Robertson
Waymark: None


Here the Confederacy established a blockhouse for defense of communications between Nashville and Forts Donelson and Henry. Upon the fall of these forts in 1862, the Confederate garrison evacuated the blockhouse and withdrew southward. It was then and until the end of the war occupied by Federals.