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Confederate Attacks at Spring Hill - 3D 73 - Spring Hill, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 35° 44.244 W 086° 55.489
16S E 506798 N 3954825
Quick Description: Tennessee historical marker that gives the history of the battle at Spring Hill
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 5/9/2018 5:20:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMY8DF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
Views: 4

Long Description:
Located in Spring Hill, TN (Maury County), this marker details the Confederate attack at Spring Hill. The marker is at the base of a hill you will need climb to see the other battlefield markers and cannon. See the photo in the gallery to see the approximate distance involved.

Text on marker:

Confederate Attacks At Spring Hill
November 29, 1864
On November 29, 1864, General Nathan B. Forrest approached Spring Hill from the east at 11:30 a.m. From here, General James Chalmers launched an attack to seize the Columbia-Nashville Pike to the west. Surprised by strong Union forces, Chalmers was defeated. Upon his return, Forrest noted "They was in there sure enough, wasn't they, Chalmers?" At 3:45 p.m. Major General Patrick Cleburne's division attacked the Union forces and defeated Brigadier General Luther F. Bradley's brigade, Union resistance and darkness halted Cleburne's pursuit of Bradley's brigade.
Marker Name: Confederate Attacks at Spring Hill

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Battle (war)

Marker Number: 3D 73

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


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