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Beech Grove in Coffee County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Beech Grove Engagement

 
 
Beech Grove Engagement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
1. Beech Grove Engagement Marker
Inscription. On June 24, 1863, Union forces under Rosecrans overpowered Confederate defenders on Hoover's Gap, commanded by Stewart, Bate, and Bushrod Johnson. This was the beginning of Bragg's withdrawal to Chattanooga. Unknown soldiers who fell in the battle are buried in the cemetery to the southeast. (Marker Number 2E 40.)
 
Location. 35° 37.718′ N, 86° 14.55′ W. Marker is in Beech Grove, Tennessee, in Coffee County. Marker is on Murfreesboro Highway (U.S. 41), on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beechgrove TN 37018, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Forrest's Farewell Order Memorial (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pledge to the South (approx. 0.2 miles away); 18th Indiana Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); 20th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); General A. P. Stewart's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry Watterson (approx. mile away); Fort Nash (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Beech Grove.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Beech Grove Engagement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
2. Beech Grove Engagement Marker
Beech Grove Engagement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sharon N. Goodman
3. Beech Grove Engagement Marker
Beech Grove Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
4. Beech Grove Confederate Cemetery
Beech Grove Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
5. Beech Grove Confederate Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,645 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.   3. submitted on , by Sharon N. Goodman of Round Rock, Texas.   4, 5. submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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