Fight for ControlIn mid-August 1862, Confederate cavalry recaptured Clarksville to disrupt Union transportationon the Cumberland River to Nashville and to gather new recruits and supplies. Early in September, Union Col. William W. Lowe led 1,100 men including detachments of the 5th Iowa Cavalry, the 71st Ohio, 11th Illinois, and 13th Wisconsin Infantry, as well as sections of Flood's and Starbuck's Illinois Batteries to retake the town in early September.
|Series||This marker is part of the Tennessee: Tennessee Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Tennessee Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 1:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 462027 N 4045418|
|Decimal Degrees||36.55343333, -87.42430000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 33.206', W 87° 25.458'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 33' 12.36" N, 87° 25' 27.48" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 617-621 U.S. 79 Scenic, Clarksville TN 37042, US|
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