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

Hood's Command Post

Nov. 29-30, 1864

 
 
Hood's Command Post Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 6, 2020
1. Hood's Command Post Marker
Inscription.  Gen. Hood and staff spent the night in the Absalom Thompson House, 2.8 miles. Advance units of his army, moving by country roads, had contacted Federal units at Spring Hill, but had not gained control of the road to Nashville. In the morning, Hood found that Schofield had eluded him and was enroute to Franklin.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 14.)
 
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 November 29, 1864.
 
Location. 35° 43.356′ N, 86° 57.902′ W. Marker is in Spring Hill, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 31) and Denning Lane, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Billy Direct (approx. 0.3 miles away); Rippavilla Plantation (approx. 0.9 miles away); Confederate Movements After Sunset (approx. 0.9 miles
Hood's Command Post Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 6, 2020
2. Hood's Command Post Marker
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away); Schofield's Retreat (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Battle of Spring Hill (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Spring Hill (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Spring Hill (approx. 1.1 miles away); Oaklawn (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 163 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 25, 2022