Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Hazen's Brigade Monument
the memory of its soldiers
who fell at
Stone River December 31, 1862
"Their faces toward heaven,
Their feet to the foe."
Inscribed at the close of the war
Twice spilled in Tennessee
Crimsons the battle flag of the brigade
And inspires to greater deeds.
Capt. Chas. S. Todd - 6th Ky. Vols.
Capt. Isaac M. Pettit - 9th. Ind. Vols.
1st Lt. Calvin Mart - 41st O. Vols.
1st Lt. L.T. Patchin - 41st O. Vols.
2nd Lt. Henry Kessler - 9th Ind. Vols.
2nd Lt. Jesse G. Payne - 110th Ill. Vols.
Killed at Stones River Dec. 31st 1862
have left a deathless heritage of
fame upon the field of
1st Lt. & Adj. T.J. Patton - 9th Ind. Vols.
1st Lt. Joseph Turner - 9th Ind. Vols.
1st Lt. Franklin E. Pancoast - 41st O. Vols.
2nd Lt. Chauncey E. Talcott - 41st O. Vols.
2nd Lt. Anton Hand - 6th Ky. Vols.
Killed at Shiloh April 7th 1862
Where they fell
By their comrades
Forty First Infantry Ohio Volunteers
Sixth Infantry Kentucky Volunteers
Col. W.C. Whitaker
Ninth Infantry Indiana Volunteers
Col. W.H. Blake
One Hundred and Tenth Infantry Illinois Volunteers
Col. T.S. Casey
Cockerills Battery, Co. F.
First Artillery Ohio Volunteers
Nineteenth Brigade, Buell's Army of the Ohio
Col. W.B. Hazen
41st Inf'try O. Vols. Commanding
Location. 35° 52.591′ N, 86° 25.646′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is on Old Nashville Highway, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located at tour stop five, the Round Forest, in Stones River National Battlefield Park. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro TN 37129, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hazen Brigade Monument (a few steps from this marker); Slave, Soldier, Citizen (a few steps from this marker); Remembering Sacrifices - in Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Anchoring the Union Line (within shouting distance of this marker); Struggle for Round Forest (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Hazen's Artillery Parsons' Batteries Heavily Engaged (approx. 0.2 miles away); Donelson’s Brigade at Murfreesboro (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
Also see . . .
1. Stones River National Battlefield. National Park Service website. (Submitted on October 31, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Mystery of Hazens Monument. In the 1980s a time capsule within the monument was opened. Inside were several wartime artifacts. No clues about the origin of the artifacts or the significance of the arrangement were left by the veterans who placed them. (Submitted on October 31, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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