Forrest's Bivouac

Forrest's Bivouac (HMP2S)

Location: Rock Island, TN 38581 Warren County
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N 35° 43.992', W 85° 40.31'

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July 11, 1862

Crossing Tennessee River on July 9, Forrest's brigade marched here in two columns, where he received reinforcements of four companies. His force bivouacked in this vicinity; the following morning it marched toward Murfreesboro, where the Federal garrison was attacked, its commander, Gen. T.T.Crittenden captured with about 1200 prisoners, plus a quantity of stores and munitions.
HM NumberHMP2S
Marker Number2E 36
Placed ByTN Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 at 2:22pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 620109 N 3955170
Decimal Degrees35.73320000, -85.67183333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 43.992', W 85° 40.31'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 43' 59.52" N, 85° 40' 18.60" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1404 Old Rock Island Rd, Rock Island TN 38581, US
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