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Near Spring Hill in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Forrest & Wilson

 
 
Forrest & Wilson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
1. Forrest & Wilson Marker
Inscription.  In this area Forrest's Confederate Cavalry Corps engaged the newly formed Federal Cavalry of Maj. Gen. James H. Wilson. By aggressive action and skillful maneuvering, Wilson was cut off from contact with Schofield and deflected from his mission of screening Schofield's withdrawal toward Nashville.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 12.)
 
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.
 
Location. 35° 42.16′ N, 86° 50.072′ W. Marker is near Spring Hill, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is at the intersection of Franklin Pike (U.S. 431) and Flat Creek Road, on the left when traveling south on Franklin Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spring Hill TN 37174, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mount Carmel/Duplex (approx. 3.4 miles away); Moses Steele Cemetery (approx. 4.4 miles away); Bethesda (approx. 4.8 miles away);
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Old Reed’s Store (approx. 4.8 miles away); Edwards Grove Church (approx. 5 miles away); Cross Keys (approx. 5.3 miles away); Oaklawn (approx. 5˝ miles away); a different marker also named Oaklawn (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Hill.
 
Forrest & Wilson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
2. Forrest & Wilson Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 379 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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