The Battle of Johnsonville
— November 4, 1864 —Union Gen. William T. Sherman's army held Atlanta and was poised to strike deeper into the Confederacy. Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford B. Forrest was determined to cut off Sherman's supplies and cripple the Union campaign. In November 1864, Forrest launched a raid at a vital link in the Union chain of supply—Johnsonville.
|Placed By||Tennessee State Parks|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 11:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 413542 N 3991096|
|Decimal Degrees||36.06060000, -87.96000000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 3.636', W 87° 57.6'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 3' 38.16" N, 87° 57' 36.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 300-398 Old Johnsonville Rd, New Johnsonville TN 37134, US|
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