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
Waymark: None


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