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Tullahoma in Coffee County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

James W. Starnes

 
 
James W. Starnes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, October 20, 2009
1. James W. Starnes Marker
Inscription.  South of here, at Bobo's Crossroads, Col. Starnes, 4th Tennessee Cavalry, CSA, then commanding Forrest's Old Brigade, was killed in a skirmish while his brigade was screening the withdrawal of the Army of Tennessee from Tullahoma to the Chattanooga area.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 56.)
 
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° 23.499′ N, 86° 8.96′ W. Marker is in Tullahoma, Tennessee, in Coffee County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 55, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tullahoma TN 37388, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Forrest Monument (approx. 3 miles away); Rangers (approx. 3 miles away); L.D. Hickerson House (approx. 3.9 miles away); Fort Rains Along Fort Street (approx. 3.9 miles away); Verandah Hotel — RR Depot and Dr. Cowan House
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(approx. 3.9 miles away); Fortress Tullahoma (approx. 3.9 miles away); Tullahoma Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); A Railroad Town (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tullahoma.
 
James W. Starnes Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sharon N. Goodman
2. James W. Starnes Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 2,391 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 7, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.   2. submitted on January 18, 2010, by Sharon N. Goodman of Round Rock, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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