Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Skirmish at Guest Hollow ~ August 29, 1862

Marker ID: THC 2E 65
Location: on Tennessee Route 55, Morrison, TN
County: Warren
Coordinates: N 35° 35.1    W 085° 56.499
  35.585    -85.94165
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


At 1:00 p.m. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest's Cavalry attacked the federal stockade located next tot he railroad. In the short but fierce struggle, Gen. Forrest's commander suffered 180 casualties. Twelve Confederates were buried on the field of battle. Confederate forces withdrew and destroyed railroad bridges between Guest Hollow and McMinnville.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission