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Shelbyville in Bedford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Army of the Cumberland

June 27, 1863

 
 
Army of the Cumberland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
1. Army of the Cumberland Marker
Inscription.  The Reserve Corps (Granger) moved south along this road, screened by the Army's Cavalry (D.S. Stanley). Taking Guy's Gap, against minor resistance, they pushed rapidly into Shelbyville, evacuated the same morning by the Corps of Maj. Gen. Leonidas Polk, which withdrew to Tullahoma.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3G 6.)
 
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° 37.192′ N, 86° 25.93′ W. Marker is in Shelbyville, Tennessee, in Bedford County. Marker is on Shelbyville Highway (Tennessee Route 231), on the left 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 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Webb School (approx. 5.2 miles away); a different marker also named Army of the Cumberland (approx. 7.8 miles away); Skirmish at Wartrace
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(approx. 8.3 miles away); Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 8.4 miles away); Skirmish at Liberty Gap (approx. 8.4 miles away); "Dedicated to Those Brave & Gallant Soldiers in Butternut & Gray"! (approx. 8.4 miles away); Andrew Jackson (approx. 8.4 miles away); Strolling Jim (approx. 8˝ miles away).
 
Army of the Cumberland Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
2. Army of the Cumberland Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,963 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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