Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
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General Philip Sheridan helped save the day for the Union at Stones River. After the war, he rose to command of the United States Army.
Location. 35° 52.109′ N, 86° 25.927′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker can be reached from Park Road, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located on a walking trail from stop two, the Slaughter Pen, on the driving tour of Stones River National Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro TN 37129, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Boys, you must get out of here! You are surrounded! (here, next to this marker); Abandoned Artillery (a few steps from this marker but has been reported missing); Michigan (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); December 31, 1862 (about 300 feet away); Sheridan Saves the Day Cotton Field – "No Man's Land" (approx. half a mile away); Donelson’s Brigade at Murfreesboro (approx. half a mile away); Chalmers’ Brigade at Murfreesboro (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Murfreesboro.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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