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

Advance and Retreat

 
 
Advance and Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
1. Advance and Retreat Marker
Inscription.  In this house, Lt. Gen. Hood established his command post while bypassing Maj. Gen. Schofield's force at Columbia, Nov. 24, 1864. Here also, Dec. 20, Maj. Gen. Forrest issued orders for covering the retreat southward of the Army of Tennessee. On Dec. 21, the house was again occupied, this time by Schofield, in pursuit of Hood and Forrest.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 18.)
 
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 October 24, 1788.
 
Location. 35° 34.169′ N, 87° 2.575′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is on Pulaski Highway (U.S. 31) 0.2 miles south of Sheegog Lane, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia TN 38401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph Brown (approx. 0.2 miles away); First County Seat Location (approx. 1.1 miles away); Historic Elm Springs (approx. 1.3 miles away);
Advance and Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
2. Advance and Retreat Marker
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Side by Side (approx. 2˝ miles away); Union Station Train Depot (approx. 2.7 miles away); College Hill High School (approx. 2.8 miles away); Hood and Schofield (approx. 2.8 miles away); Road to Nashville (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Headquarters Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
3. Headquarters Residence
Advance and Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 14, 2011
4. Advance and Retreat Marker
Looking North
Advance and Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 14, 2011
5. Advance and Retreat Marker
Looking South
Warfield - Fuqua House 1853 Sign image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 14, 2011
6. Warfield - Fuqua House 1853 Sign
Where General Hood established his command post.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   4, 5, 6. submitted on October 5, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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