Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid ~ July 13, 1862



Marker ID: THC 3A 83
Location: U.S. 70S, Rutherford County
County: Rutherford
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Arriving here from Woodbury at daybreak, Col. Nathan Bedford Forrest found the Federal garrison in three separated locations. The 8th Texas Cavalry (Wharton) attacked the 9th Michigan Infantry (Duffield) encamped to the north of this road with two compani