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

Forrest's Brentwood Raid

 
 
Forrest's Brentwood Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 9, 2020
1. Forrest's Brentwood Raid Marker
Inscription.  With two brigades of Cavalry in a widely separated encircling or "Pincer" maneuver on the night of March 24, 1863, Brig. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest raided deep behind Federal lines. He completely captured the Federal garrison of 785 officers and men with all valuable stores with loss of but one killed and two wounded.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 58.)
 
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 March 24, 1863.
 
Location. 36° 2.043′ N, 86° 47.303′ W. Marker is in Brentwood, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is on Franklin Road (U.S. 31) south of Harpeth Drive, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 155 Franklin Road, Brentwood TN 37027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Davidson County / Williamson County (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Nobles Corner (approx. ¼ mile away); Mooreland
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Hardscuffle Community (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brentwood United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Owen-Moore Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hood's Retreat (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Stone Box Indian Site (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brentwood.
 
Forrest's Brentwood Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteler, May 9, 2020
2. Forrest's Brentwood Raid Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 587 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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