Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans ~ Dec. 29, 1862

Marker ID: THC 3A 88
Location: on Lebanon Road (U.S. 231), Murfreesboro, TN
County: Rutherford
Coordinates: N 35° 54.792    W 086° 23.02
  35.9132    -86.38366666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM4936


Brig. Gen. Joseph Wheeler's Cavalry Brigade bivouacked hereabouts in the evening. At midnight, it moved north on Walterhill, then west on Jefferson, on a raid around Rosecrans' advancing army. The brigade consisted of the 1st, 3rd and 51st Alabama, the 8t