The Battle of Hartsville

The Battle of Hartsville (HM8WG)

Location: Hartsville, TN 37074 Trousdale County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 22.801', W 86° 10.427'

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December 7, 1862

After marching 24 miles in four inches of snow and crossing the icy Cumberland River, Colonel John Hunt Morgan and 1,300 men attacked the Federal 39th Brigade under the command of Colonel Absalom B. Moore. Although greatly outnumbered, Morgan succeeded in capturing approximately 1,800 prisoners and recrossing the Cumberland before federal reinforcements arrived from Castalian Springs. federal losses were 2,096 while Confederate losses totaled 139.
HM NumberHM8WG
Marker Number3B 57
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 10:13pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 574106 N 4026416
Decimal Degrees36.38001667, -86.17378333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 22.801', W 86° 10.427'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 22' 48.06" N, 86° 10' 25.62" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-409 River St, Hartsville TN 37074, US
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