December 7, 1862After marching 24 miles in four inches of snow and crossing the icy Cumberland River, Colonel John Hunt Morgan and 1,300 men attacked the Federal 39th Brigade under the command of Colonel Absalom B. Moore. Although greatly outnumbered, Morgan succeeded in capturing approximately 1,800 prisoners and recrossing the Cumberland before federal reinforcements arrived from Castalian Springs. federal losses were 2,096 while Confederate losses totaled 139.
|Marker Number||3B 57|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 10:13pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 574106 N 4026416|
|Decimal Degrees||36.38001667, -86.17378333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 22.801', W 86° 10.427'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 22' 48.06" N, 86° 10' 25.62" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 401-409 River St, Hartsville TN 37074, US|
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