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Near Triune in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wheeler's Raid Around Rosecrans

Dec. 31, 1862

 
 
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By Tom Gillard, December 12, 2019
1. Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans Marker
Inscription.  Leaving its overnight bivouac three miles west, Wheeler's Cavalry Brigade, having passed completely around Rosecrans' army, crossed the highway here about 3:30 A.M., rejoining Bragg's Army of Tennessee in time to actively screen its left flank during the Battle of Murfreesboro.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 54.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 53.426′ N, 86° 39.898′ W. Marker is near Triune, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is at the intersection of Nolensville Road (U.S. 41A) and Osburn Road, on the left when traveling north on Nolensville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Arrington TN 37014, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dewitt Smith Jobe (approx. 0.9 miles away); Green Grove Primitive Baptist Church / (approx. one mile away); Triune Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Kings’ Chapel Cemetery / Major William Edmondson
Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 12, 2019
2. Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); Wilson Creek Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away); Triune United Methodist Church (approx. 2.4 miles away); Triune (approx. 2.4 miles away); Bostick Female Academy (approx. 2.7 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2019, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2019, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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