Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans

Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans (HMIX5)

Location: La Vergne, TN 37086 Rutherford County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 1.312', W 86° 34.913'

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Dec. 30, 1862

Striking this area about 1:00 pm. Wheeler attached with three columns, and captured 200 stands of arms, numerous houses and mules and 500 prisoners, and destroyed the Reserve Wagon Train of the Federal XIV Corps. To forestall further attacks, Col. M. B. Walker's Federal brigade was deflected from its march on Murfreesboro, but the raiders departed south toward Rock Springs.
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HM NumberHMIX5
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Marker Number3A 90
Placed ByTN Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 7:36am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 537673 N 3986454
Decimal Degrees36.02186667, -86.58188333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 1.312', W 86° 34.913'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 1' 18.72" N, 86° 34' 54.78" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5089 Murfreesboro Rd, La Vergne TN 37086, US
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