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

Headquarters

Army of the Cumberland

 
 
Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
1. Headquarters Marker
The Park Service is restoring and renovating the pyramid.
Inscription.  
Headquarters
Army of the Cumberland
Maj. Gen. W.S. Rosecrans
Jan 1, 2, and 3 1863

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 53.365′ N, 86° 26.605′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is on Old Nashville Highway, on the right when traveling south. Located at the Rosecrans Headquarters site within the Stones River Battlefield Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro TN 37129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle at Stones River (a few steps from this marker); Pioneer Brigade Earthworks (approx. 0.7 miles away); A Patriotic Pulpit (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Battle at Stones River (approx. ¾ mile away); Why Fight Here? (approx. ¾ mile away); Stand Fast! (approx. ¾ mile away); Chicago Board of Trade Battery (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Charge Kept Coming, Coming Like the Sea (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
Also see . . .  Report of General Rosecrans
Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
2. Headquarters Marker
. General Rosecrans' official report of the battle. (Submitted on November 2, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 599 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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