General Forrest's Bivouac
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member trailhound1
N 37° 01.110 W 088° 38.318
16S E 354230 N 4098179
Quick Description: Road side monument marking the bivouac site for General Forrest after the Battle of Paducah on March 25, 1864. The marker is located at 738 Schmidt Road.
Location: Kentucky, United States
Date Posted: 10/4/2010 7:21:28 PM
Waymark Code: WM9WB4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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Long Description:
Gen. Nathan B. Forrest and his CSA troops bivouacked after Battle of Paducah, March 25, 1864. Forrest moved to Mayfield next day where he paroled his men in order that they could visit their homes in western Kentucky and Tennessee.

This memorial was sponsored by the Paducah Chapter 341, United Daughters of the Confederacy. The stone was donated and erected by the Paducah Granite Company in 1969.
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