Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans

Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans (HMHBK)

Location: Smyrna, TN 37167 Rutherford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 59.725', W 86° 29.581'

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Dec. 30, 1862

Attacking the wagon train of Starkweather's Brigade near here about 10:00 A.M., Wheeler's Brigade destroyed 20 wagons, took some 50 prisoners and a number of horses and mules. Action by the 1st and 21st Wisc., 4th Ill., 79th Pa., inf. and Btry. "A", 1st Ky. Lt. Art., under Starkweather, forced Wheeler to break off the action and withdraw toward Lavergne. The Federal brigade was immobilized in this area.
Marker Number3A 89
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 at 2:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 545696 N 3983558
Decimal Degrees35.99541667, -86.49301667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 59.725', W 86° 29.581'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 59' 43.50" N, 86° 29' 34.86" W
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Area Code(s)615, 931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Jefferson Pike, Smyrna TN 37167, US
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