Forrest at Trenton

Forrest at Trenton (HMOVE)

Location: Trenton, TN 38382 Gibson County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 58.849', W 88° 56.853'

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Advancing along this route from Spring Creek in Madison County, December 20, 1862, part of Forrest's Brigade under his command captured the Federal garrison at Trenton, entrenched around the station on the west side of town. Meanwhile a detachment had taken Humboldt and wrecked both railroads there. Seven hundred prisoners were captured. He paused here for regrouping.
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HM NumberHMOVE
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Marker Number4B 8
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 9:08am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 324418 N 3983574
Decimal Degrees35.98081667, -88.94755000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 58.849', W 88° 56.853'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 58' 50.94" N, 88° 56' 51.18" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 407 W Eaton St, Trenton TN 38382, US
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