Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid

Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid (HM1B5S)

Location: Murfreesboro, TN 37130 Rutherford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 50.747', W 86° 23.507'

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July 13, 1862

A task force of Col. Nathan Bedford Forrest's Brigade, consisting of the 1st Georgia Battalion (Morrison) and led by Forrest in person, charged rapidly to this area, at daybreak where they overcame one company of the 9th Michigan Infantry and two companies of the 8th Kentucky Cavalry, released a number a number of Confederate civilian prisoners and captured the area commander, Brig. Gen. T.T. Crittenden, and his staff, while other units of the brigade busied themselves elsewhere.
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HM NumberHM1B5S
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Marker Number3A 84
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 1:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 554923 N 3967014
Decimal Degrees35.84578333, -86.39178333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 50.747', W 86° 23.507'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 50' 44.82" N, 86° 23' 30.42" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5 S Public Square, Murfreesboro TN 37130, US
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