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

Army of the Cumberland

June 24-26, 1863

 
 
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By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
1. Army of the Cumberland Marker
Inscription. Reynolds' Division of the XIV Corps forced Hoover's Gap, driving a task force of Bate's & Bushrod Johnson's Brigades back to Fairfield, 5 mi. S.W., whence it had come. The XIV Corps reunited with other units of Rosecrans' army at Manchester, thus getting in the Confederate rear and forcing Bragg's withdrawal to Chattanooga.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3 A 24.)
 
Location. 35° 40.587′ N, 86° 16.85′ W. Marker is in Beech Grove, Tennessee, in Rutherford 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: Christiana TN 37037, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beech Grove Engagement (approx. 3.9 miles away); General Forrest's Farewell Order Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 4.1 miles away); Pledge to the South (approx. 4.1 miles away); 18th Indiana Battery (approx. 4.1 miles away); 20th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry (approx. 4.1 miles away); General A. P. Stewart's Division (approx. 4.1 miles away); Henry Watterson (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beech Grove.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Army of the Cumberland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sharon N. Goodman
2. Army of the Cumberland Marker
Army of the Cumberland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
3. Army of the Cumberland Marker
 
 
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