The Fight for the Cedars

The Fight for the Cedars (HMP1Y)

Location: Murfreesboro, TN 37129 Rutherford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 52.541', W 86° 26.112'

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December 31, 1862

1. The Union line was smashed by the Confederate onrush. Reserve troops rushed here to stem the tide.

2. Those Union soldiers, confused by the cedar thickets, fog and smoke, also fled.

3. Union infantry and artillery along the Nashville Pike stopped the Confederate avalanche.

4. The Confederates regrouped to continue their offensive.

10 A.M. to 11 A.M.
HM NumberHMP1Y
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 12:43pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 550984 N 3970307
Decimal Degrees35.87568333, -86.43520000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 52.541', W 86° 26.112'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 52' 32.46" N, 86° 26' 6.72" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6736 Park Rd, Murfreesboro TN 37129, US
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