Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Battle of Milton

Marker ID: THC 3A 107
Location: on Lascassas Pike, Milton, TN
County: Rutherford
Coordinates: N 35° 55.884    W 086° 10.823
  35.9314    -86.18038333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM416V


On March 20, 1863, a brigade of Union infantry took a position on this ridge and held off repeated attacks by General John H. Morgan's Confederate cavalry. The 1500 Federals, under the command of Colonel Hall, inflicted heavy casualties on the 2000 attack