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Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Forrest’s Murfreesboro Raid

July 13, 1862

 
 
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By David Seibert, May 25, 2009
1. Forrest’s Murfreesboro Raid Marker
Inscription. Surrender of the Union garrison took place about 4:00 P.M. Units surrendering were Gen. T. T. Crittenden and staff, detachment of the 7th Pennsylvania Cavalry, detachment of the 8th Kentucky Cavalry, “B” Battery, Kentucky Light Artillery, the 9th Michigan Infantry and the 3rd Minnesota Infantry. Stores valued at $500,000, four field pieces, 60 wagons, 300 mules, and 175 horses were taken. The entire Union force of 1,200 lost 19 killed and 120 wounded. Confederate losses were 30 killed and 60 wounded. The Confederates withdrew to Readyville, thence to McMinnville, after tearing up the railroad and destroying bridges.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 86.)
 
Location. 35° 51.242′ N, 86° 23.109′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of Roberts Street and Maney Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Roberts Street. Click for map. Marker is in front of Oatlands Historic House Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 900 North Maney Avenue, Murfreesboro TN 37130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Oaklands Mansion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Maney Family
Forrest’s Murfreesboro Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 25, 2009
2. Forrest’s Murfreesboro Raid Marker
Looking east on Roberts Street
(about 300 feet away); Agriculture and Gardening (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Oaklands Mansion (about 400 feet away); N. B. Forrest's Raid on Murfreesboro (about 600 feet away); The Civil War (about 700 feet away); Wetland Plants and Animals (about 700 feet away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Forrest’s Murfreesboro Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 25, 2009
3. Forrest’s Murfreesboro Raid Marker
Forrest’s Murfreesboro Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 25, 2009
4. Forrest’s Murfreesboro Raid Marker
The columns of Oatlands (Historic House Museum) can be seen in the distance.
 
 
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