Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid ~ July 13, 1862

Marker ID: THC 3A 84
Location: 1 N Public Square, Murfreesboro, TN 
County: Rutherford
Coordinates: N 35° 50.767    W 086° 23.545
  35.84611666    -86.39241666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM9B9


A task force of Col. Nathan Bedford Forrest's Brigade, consisting of the 1st Georgia Battalion (Morrison) and led by Forrest in person, charged rapidly to this area, at daybreak where they overcame one company of the 9th Michigan Infantry and two companie