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

Hood and Schofield

Nov. 24, 1864

 
 
Hood and Schofield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 20, 2009
1. Hood and Schofield Marker
Inscription. Arriving at Columbia ahead of the Confederates, Schofield entrenched around the town. Hood, arriving Nov. 26, demonstrated against his position, with Lee's corps and most of his artillery, while the rest of the Army of Tennessee crossed Duck River at Davis' Ford, 3 mi. E., intending to cut Schofield off at Spring Hill, 12 mi. N.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 13.)
 
Location. 35° 36.304′ N, 87° 4.004′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is at the intersection of James M Cambpell Boulevard (State Highway 50) and Mt. Pleasant Pike (State Highway 243), on the right when traveling east on James M Cambpell Boulevard. Touch for map. Located in front of Maury Hospital. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia TN 38401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Road to Nashville (approx. 0.7 miles away); Columbia Military Academy (approx. one mile away); James K. Polk House (approx. 1.8 miles away); James Knox Polk (approx. 1.8 miles away); 1946 Columbia Race Riot (approx.
Maury Regional Hospital image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 20, 2009
2. Maury Regional Hospital
2 miles away); A.J. Morton Funeral Home (approx. 2 miles away); Historic Elm Springs (approx. 2.5 miles away); Joseph Brown (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .
1. Civil War Traveler. Middle Tennessee Hood's 1864 Campain The Battle of Franklin (Submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. The Civil War Gazette. Hood pursues Schofield from Spring Hill, Tn 1864 (Submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

3. John M. Schofield. Lieutenant General Sept 29, 1831- March 4, 1906 (Submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

4. Duck River. The Duck River is the longest river located entirely within the U.S. state of Tennessee. Free flowing for most of its length, the Duck River is home to over 50 species of freshwater mussels and 151 species of fish, making it one of the most biologically diverse rivers in North America. (Submitted on March 16, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Another Picture of Hood and Schofield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 20, 2009
3. Another Picture of Hood and Schofield Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 929 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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