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

Wheeler's Raid Around Rosecrans

Dec. 31, 1862

 
 
Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 31, 1862.
 
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, Est. 1870 / (approx. one mile away); Ozburn Hollow
Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, December 12, 2019
2. Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans Marker
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Triune Cemetery (approx. 1.8 miles away); Triune United Methodist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); Kings’ Chapel Cemetery / Major William Edmondson (approx. 2 miles away); Kings' Chapel (approx. 2.2 miles away); Wilson Creek Primitive Baptist Church (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2019, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 167 times since then and 56 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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