“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
McLemoresville in Carroll County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Forrest's Raid

Dec. 29, 1862

Forrest's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell Keltner, circa September 23, 2010
1. Forrest's Raid Marker
Inscription. Forrest's Brigade, re-armed, and re-equipped with material and horses captured from the Federal storehouses which they had plundered, passed through here enroute to Lexington and their re-crossing of the Tennessee River at Clifton.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4 A12.)
Location. 35° 59.26′ N, 88° 34.467′ W. Marker is in McLemoresville, Tennessee, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Highway 77) and College Street (State Highway 105), on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Lemoresville TN 38235, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First County Court (within shouting distance of this marker); Hillsman House (approx. 3.2 miles away); Christmasville (approx. 6.1 miles away); Gordon Browning (approx. 6.9 miles away); Carroll County (approx. 7.1 miles away); Gibson County (approx. 7.1 miles away); Oak Hill Cemetery (approx. 8.7 miles away); Isaac R. Hawkins (approx. 9.2 miles away).
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Russ Keltner of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 974 times since then and 86 times this year. Last updated on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. Photo   1. submitted on , by Russ Keltner of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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