Forrest's Raid

Forrest's Raid (HM2649)

Location: Lexington, TN 38351 Henderson County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 37.926', W 88° 17.156'

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Dec. 18,1862

South of here, along Beech River, Forrest struck Col. Robert G. Ingersoll's Federal Brigade, sent from Jackson to stop him. In a running fight which carried to within 4 miles of Jackson, he captured the bulk of this force, including its commander. Survivors escaping to Jackson, spread exaggerated stories of Forrest's strength.
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HM NumberHM2649
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Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 383562 N 3943905
Decimal Degrees35.63210000, -88.28593333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 37.926', W 88° 17.156'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 37' 55.56" N, 88° 17' 9.3599999999999" W
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Area Code(s)731, 901
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 19500-19574 TN-114, Lexington TN 38351, US
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