Near Columbia in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Forrest and Capron
Nov. 24 1864
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 19.)
Location. 35° 34.493′ N, 87° 8.289′ W. Marker is near Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is on Trotwood Avenue (State Highway 234), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located at Polk Memorial Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia TN 38401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. John's (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Delaying Forrest (about 500 feet away); St. John's Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away); Rattle and Snap Plantation (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sam Watkins (approx. 1.7 miles away); Zion (approx. 2.7 miles away); Road to Nashville (approx. 3.9 miles away); Hood and Schofield (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Also see . . .
1. Horace Capron (Submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
2. Horace Capron. Horace Capron (August 31, 1804 – February 22, 1885) was an American businessman and agriculturalist. (Submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
3. Nathan Bedford Forrest. Nathan Bedford Forrest (July 13, 1821 – October 29, 1877) was a lieutenant general in the Confederate Army. (Submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
4. That devil Forrest: life of General Nathan Bedford Forrest By John Allan Wyeth. The Devil Forrest (Submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
5. Edmund Winchester Rucker. Edmund Winchester Rucker (1835 – 1924) was a Confederate officer during the American Civil War. He was given the title of "General" as an honorary award after the war, when he became an industrial leader of Birmingham, Alabama. (Submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
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