Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Donelsonís Brigade at Murfreesboro
The other part of the brigade advanced toward Round Forest which was defended by Colonel William B. Hazenís Brigade (USA). There the Confederates under the command of Colonel John H. Savage of the 16th Tennessee were halted in a field of corn stalks, where they held until relieved at 1 p.m. by additional attacks ordered by General Braxton Bragg. At dayís end, Bragg had thrown four unsuccessful attacks against the Round Forest position.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 161.)
Location. 35° 52.416′ N, 86° 25.553′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is on Old Nashville Hwy, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro TN 37129, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Chalmersí Brigade at Murfreesboro (here, next to this marker); Slave, Soldier, Citizen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hazen Brigade Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Struggle for Round Forest (approx. 0.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Anchoring the Union Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); Remembering Sacrifices - in Stone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hazen's Brigade Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hazen's Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Another marker of Confederate troops at Murfreesboro during the Battle of Stones River.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,067 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 18, 2010, by Sharon N. Goodman of Round Rock, Texas. 3. submitted on July 27, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4, 5. submitted on October 30, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.