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Waco in Giles County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Schofield's Withdrawal

Nov. 24, 1864

 
 
Schofield's Withdrawal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
1. Schofield's Withdrawal Marker
Inscription.  Moving from this area, Cox's Division led Stanley's XXIII Corps in a rapid retreat to Columbia. They arrived in time to prevent Forrest's Cavalry Corps, which had run over Union cavalry outposting the town, from seizing the bridge over Duck River and cutting off Schofield's retreat from Nashville.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3F 10.)
 
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° 22.498′ N, 87° 2.016′ W. Marker is in Waco, Tennessee, in Giles County. Marker is at the intersection of Columbia Highway (U.S. 31) and 2nd Waco Street, on the left when traveling north on Columbia Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynnville TN 38472, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lynnville Historic District (approx. 1˝ miles away); Schofield (approx. 5.1 miles away); Culleoka Cantaloupes
Schofield's Withdrawal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
2. Schofield's Withdrawal Marker
(approx. 8.2 miles away); Col. Thomas Kennedy Gordon (approx. 9.6 miles away); Giles County / Marshall County (approx. 9.7 miles away); Lairdland Farm House (approx. 10.2 miles away); Jake Donelson (approx. 10.9 miles away); Bridgeforth High School (approx. 11.4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 6, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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