Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Morgan and Johnson ~ August 20, 1862

Marker ID: THC 3B 28
Location: TN 25, Sumner County, east of Castalian Springs
County: Sumner
Waymark: None


Moving east along this road, Col. John H. Morgan, with the 2nd Kentucky Cavalry and attachments, met Brig. Gen. R.W. Johnson's task force of the 2nd Ind. Cavalry, 4th and 5th Kentucky Cavalry and 7th Pa. Cavalry. In a fight which covered about seven miles and lasted four hours, the Federals were defeated; the commander and about 175 men were captured. Morgan moved to Hartsville.