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

McFadden Farm

 
 
McFadden Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
1. McFadden Farm Marker
Inscription. Union artillerymen on the ridge ahead of you repulsed Confederate troops, leaving 1800 dead and wounded here on January 2, 1863.
 
Erected by Stones River National Battlefield - National Park Service - U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 35° 53.299′ N, 86° 25.445′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker can be reached from North Thompson Lane (State Highway 268), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located in the McFadden Ford unit of Stones River National Battlefield, along the connector trail to the Stones River Greenway. 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. McFadden's Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); Breckinridge's Attack (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battle at Stones River (about 500 feet away); Stones River Artillery Monument (about 500 feet away); Artillery Saves the Day (about 600 feet away); Battle of Murfreesboro (approx. 0.6 miles away); A Patriotic Pulpit (approx. 0.7 miles away); Artillery Protects the Supply Line (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
Also see . . .
Marker along the Trail image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
2. Marker along the Trail
 Stones River National Battlefield. National Park Service site. (Submitted on November 9, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Ridge Overlooking the Ford image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
3. Ridge Overlooking the Ford
Federal artillery massed on the ridge overlooking the farm and ford.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 733 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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