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Bragg's March to Kentucky 2C 16 - Cummingsville, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hummerstation
N 35° 47.618 W 085° 24.523
16S E 643797 N 3962227
Quick Description: Bragg's March to Kentucky 2C 16 - Cummingsville, TN
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 10/23/2011 5:03:16 PM
Waymark Code: WMCXQ8
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 7

Long Description:
The marker is located on Hwy 285 east of Hwy 111.

Marker text:
In the late summer of 1862, Confederate General Braxton Bragg marched northward down this valley with an army of several thousand soldiers, supply wagons, and artillery pieces en route to invade Kentucky. They traveled and camped along the east side nearby of Cane Creek. After the October 8, 1862 Battle of Perryville, Kentucky, the campaign to invade Kentucky was abandoned. During the battle, twelve soldiers from Van Buren County were killed and several others wounded.
Marker Name: Bragg's March to Kentucky

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Battle (war)

Marker Number: 2C 16

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission


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