Spring Hill in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Spring Hill, Tennessee ~ November 29, 1864
The next day, hundreds of southern and northern wounded were left behind by the armies to be cared for by the community. On the night of December 17, 1864, Hood's Army was again camped overnight south of Spring Hill, following their retreat from the Battle of Nashville. A brief cavalry skirmish would be fought north of town, and then the Union army would pass through in pursuit. For the rest of the war, Federal units would garrison the town.
Location. 35° 45.06′ N, 86° 55.832′ W. Marker is in Spring Hill, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 31) and Depot Street on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5317 Main Street, Spring Hill TN 37174, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. The Town of Spring Hill, Tennessee (here, next to this marker); Ewell Farm (a few steps from this marker); Martin Cheairs Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Banks Caperton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Branham and Hughes Military Academy (approx. ¼ mile away); Nashville and Decatur Railroad (approx. 0.6 miles away); Left of the Union Defensive Position (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Ewell Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Spring Hill.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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