Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Wheeler's Raid Around Rosecrans ~ Dec. 31, 1862



Marker ID: THC 3D 54
Location: U.S. 31A, Williamson County, 5 miles south of Nolensville
County: Williamson
Coordinates: N 35° 53.427    W 086° 39.898
  35.89045    -86.66496666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMTATX
 



Text:

Leaving its overnight bivouac three miles west, Wheeler's Cavalry Brigade, having passed completely around Rosecrans' army, crossed the highway here about 3:30 a.m., rejoining Bragg's Army of Tennessee in time to actively screen its left flank during the Battle of Murfreesboro.