Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid ~ July 13, 1862



Marker ID: THC 3A 85
Location: U.S. 70S, & 41, Rutherford County, northwest of Murfreesboro
County: Rutherford
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

A task force of Col. Nathan Bedford Forrest's Brigade, consisting of the 1st Georgia, Woodward's Kentucky Cavalry Battalion, and the two independent cavalry companies of Taylor and Waltham, moved rapidly west through the town at daybreak and immobilized a