Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans ~ Dec. 30, 1862



Marker ID: THC 3A 89
Location: intersection of Nissan Parkway (U.S. 102) and Jeferson Pike, Smyrna, TN
County: Rutherford
Coordinates: N 35° 59.725    W 086° 29.581
  35.99541666    -86.49301666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Attacking the wagon train of Starkweather's Brigade near here about 10:00 A.M., Wheeler's Brigade destroyed 20 wagons, took some 50 prisoners and a number of horses and mules. Action by the 1st and 21st Wisc., 4th Ill., 79th Pa., inf. and Btry. "A", 1st K