Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid

Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid (HMH7M)

Location: Altamont, TN 37301 Grundy County
Country: United States of America
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N 35° 25.78', W 85° 43.41'

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July 10, 1862

Col. Nathan Bedford Forrest's brigade, having left Chattanooga July 9, bivouacked here enroute to his capture of Murfreesboro. The Brigade then consisted of the 8th Texas Cavalry (Wharton), 2nd Georgis Cavalry (Lawton), and Woodard's Kentucky Cavalry Battalion. The 2nd Georgia Cavalry Battalion (Morrison), leaving Kingston, had orders to join him at McMinnville.
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HM NumberHMH7M
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Marker Number2E 51
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 1:55pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 615873 N 3921441
Decimal Degrees35.42966667, -85.72350000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 25.78', W 85° 43.41'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 25' 46.80" N, 85° 43' 24.60" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1595 Main St, Altamont TN 37301, US
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