Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans

Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans (HMHBE)

Location: Murfreesboro, TN 37129 Rutherford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 54.792', W 86° 23.02'

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Dec. 29, 1862

Brig. Gen. Joseph Wheeler's Cavalry Brigade bivouacked hereabouts in the evening. At midnight, it moved north on Walterhill, then west on Jefferson, on a raid around Rosecrans' advancing army. The brigade consisted of the 1st, 3rd and 51st Alabama, the 8th Confederate Cavalry, Douglass' and Holman's Cavalry Battalions and Wiggins' Arkansas Battery. The 1st TN Cavalry was attached from Pegram's Brigade.
Marker Number3A 88
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 3:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 555609 N 3974496
Decimal Degrees35.91320000, -86.38366667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 54.792', W 86° 23.02'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 54' 47.52" N, 86° 23' 1.20" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3439 Memorial Blvd, Murfreesboro TN 37129, US
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