Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Army of the Cumberland ~ June 23, 1863

Marker ID: THC 3A 22
Location: U.S. 41, Rutherford County, approaching Murfreesboro
County: Rutherford
Waymark: None


From here, Maj. Gen. W.S. Rosecrans marched his reorganized army against Bragg's Army of Tennessee, in the Shelbyville-Wartrace-Tullahoma area. Feinting with his Reserve Corps and cavalry against Shelbyville, he drove through Hoover's and Liberty Gaps with his main force, occupied Manchester June 30, and flanked Bragg out of position.