Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid ~ July 13, 1862

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


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