Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Chalmers’ Brigade at Murfreesboro

Marker ID: THC 3A 160
Location: on Old Nashville Hwy, Murfreesboro, TN
County: Rutherford
Coordinates: N 35° 52.416    W 086° 25.553
  35.8736    -86.42588333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM263N


General James R. Chalmers Mississippi Brigade (CSA) advanced across these fields at 10 a.m. on December 31, 1862, to attack the Union center at the Round Forest. Their advance was part of General Braxton Bragg’s plan to crush the Union right flank early i