June 10, 1864
— The Western Campaign, 1864 —When General Sherman advanced on Atlanta, General Forrest sought to destroy the Union supply line between Nashville and Chattanooga. He had nearly reached the Tennessee River when he had to turn back to meet a Union force marching southeast from Memphis under General Sturgis.
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|Placed By||National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 4:33am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 341311 N 3819629|
|Decimal Degrees||34.50610000, -88.72860000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 34° 30.366', W 88° 43.716'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||34° 30' 21.96" N, 88° 43' 42.96" W|
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|Area Code(s)||229, 912|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 9878 MS-370, Richmond Hill MS 31324, US|
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