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Christiana in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Army of the Cumberland

June 24-26, 1863

 
 
Army of the Cumberland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, December 11, 2009
1. Army of the Cumberland Marker
Inscription.  Moving south about 3 mi. E., the XX Federal Corps (McCook) was stopped at Liberty Gap, 6 mi. S.E., by the 5th & 15th Arkansas Inf., of Liddell's Brigade, later reinforced by Cleburne's Division. With its 1st (Jeff C. Davis) & 2nd (R.W. Johnson) Divisions heavily engaged, the XXth Corps sideslipped east to Hoover's Gap, marching thence to Manchester.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 23.)
 
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° 43.877′ N, 86° 24.7′ W. Marker is in Christiana, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is on U.S. 231, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Christiana TN 37037, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rutherford County / Murfreesboro (approx. 3.3 miles away); In Memory of Benjamin Liddon (approx. 4.1 miles away); Governor John Price Buchanan
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(approx. 4.7 miles away); George Smith Patton, Jr. (approx. 5.1 miles away); Black Fox Camp Spring (approx. 5.7 miles away); Salem Church (approx. 6.6 miles away); Murfreesboro (approx. 6.6 miles away); Benevolent Cemetery (approx. 7 miles away).
 
Christiana Elementary School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, December 11, 2009
2. Christiana Elementary School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,330 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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