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Springfield in Robertson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Morgan's Return

November 2, 1862

 
 
Morgan's Return Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2018
1. Morgan's Return Marker
Inscription. Returning from the Kentucky Campaign of September-October, 1862, his command now consisting of the 2nd, 7th and 9th Kentucky Calvary, Colonel John Hunt Morgan stopped briefly in this region, while a detachment under Lt. Colonel Hutchinson destroyed railroad trestles near Springfield, and two long trestles in the direction of Clarksville.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3C 43.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 36° 30.132′ N, 86° 52.907′ W. Marker is in Springfield, Tennessee, in Robertson County. Marker is at the intersection of Memorial Boulevard (U.S. 41) and Central Avenue East, on the right when traveling south on Memorial Boulevard. Touch for map. Located next to the train trestle. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1203 Memorial Boulevard, Springfield TN 37172, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Guarding Springfield (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tennessee Light and Power Company (approx. half a mile away); Robertson County World War II Tree Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Robertson County World War II Memorial
Morgan's Return Marker near the railroad trestle over Memorial Boulevard. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2018
2. Morgan's Return Marker near the railroad trestle over Memorial Boulevard.
(approx. half a mile away); An Army In Springfield (approx. half a mile away); Robertson County Korean War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Robertson County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Robertson County Vietnam Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
View from marker looking south on Memorial Boulevard. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2018
3. View from marker looking south on Memorial Boulevard.
John Hunt Morgan image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
4. John Hunt Morgan
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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