Dec. 18,1862South of here, along Beech River, Forrest struck Col. Robert G. Ingersoll's Federal Brigade, sent from Jackson to stop him. In a running fight which carried to within 4 miles of Jackson, he captured the bulk of this force, including its commander. Survivors escaping to Jackson, spread exaggerated stories of Forrest's strength.
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 383562 N 3943905|
|Decimal Degrees||35.63210000, -88.28593333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 37.926', W 88° 17.156'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 37' 55.56" N, 88° 17' 9.3599999999999" W|
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|Area Code(s)||731, 901|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 19500-19574 TN-114, Lexington TN 38351, US|
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