Historic Markers Across Tennessee



The Hartsville Races



Marker ID: THC 3B 21
Location: U.S. 231, Trousdale County, west edge of Hartsville, TN
County: Trousdale
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Waymark: None
 



Text:

Attacking the Federal 39th, (DuMont's) Brigade from south & west, a task force of 1300 cavalry & infantry under Maj. Gen. John Hunt Morgan, in a running fight, killed, wounded, or captured 2200 men. Confederate losses were 125 killed or wounded. Morgan withdrew south with booty on prisoners, beating off pursuit from Castalian Springs.