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

Army of the Cumberland

June 27, 1863

 
 
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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.)
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 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); Strolling Jim (approx. 8 miles away); Wartrace (approx. 8.6 miles away); Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration (approx. 9.1 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 9.2 miles away); Austin C. Shofner (approx. 9.3 miles away); a different marker also named Army of the Cumberland (approx. 9.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelbyville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Army of the Cumberland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
2. Army of the Cumberland Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,467 times since then and 86 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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