Forrest's Raid

Forrest's Raid (HMOVG)

Location: Humboldt, TN 38343 Gibson County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 48.385', W 88° 53.479'

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Dec. 20, 1862

At Humboldt, Starnes' detachment of Forrest's Brigade captured both railroads running into the town, destroyed track, trestles and rolling stock and burned stores and munitions. Meanwhile Forrest, with the commands of Biffle (19th Tenn. Cav)and Cox (2nd Tenn.Cav.Bn)passed northward and captured Trenton.
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HM NumberHMOVG
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Marker Number4B 15
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 11:52am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 329114 N 3964128
Decimal Degrees35.80641667, -88.89131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 48.385', W 88° 53.479'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 48' 23.10" N, 88° 53' 28.74" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4205 E Main St, Humboldt TN 38343, US
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