Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Hood's Retreat ~ Dec. 17, 1864



Marker ID: THC 3D 16
Location: U.S. 31, Williamson County, near Hollytree Gap Road
County: Williamson
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Falling back to this locality from its first positions along Little Harpeth River, Lee's Corps, with Chalmer's cavalry division, stood off the attack of Wood's IV Corps and Wilson's cavalry until outflanked on both sides. They then followed Hood's retreating army south through Franklin.