July 10, 1862Col. Nathan Bedford Forrest's brigade, having left Chattanooga July 9, bivouacked here enroute to his capture of Murfreesboro. The Brigade then consisted of the 8th Texas Cavalry (Wharton), 2nd Georgis Cavalry (Lawton), and Woodard's Kentucky Cavalry Battalion. The 2nd Georgia Cavalry Battalion (Morrison), leaving Kingston, had orders to join him at McMinnville.
|Marker Number||2E 51|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 1:55pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 615873 N 3921441|
|Decimal Degrees||35.42966667, -85.72350000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 25.78', W 85° 43.41'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 25' 46.80" N, 85° 43' 24.60" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1595 Main St, Altamont TN 37301, US|
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