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Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hazen's Brigade Monument

 
 
Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
1. Front of Monument
The plaque at the base repeats the weathered inscription.
Inscription. (Front):
Hazen's Brigade
to
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
Chickamauga
Chattanooga

(Right Side):
The blood of one third of its soldiers
Twice spilled in Tennessee
Crimsons the battle flag of the brigade
And inspires to greater deeds.
Lt. Col. Geo. T. Cotton - 6th Ky. Vols.
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

(Left Side):
The veterans of Shiloh
have left a deathless heritage of
fame upon the field of
Stone River.
Capt. James Houghton - 9th Ind. Vols.
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

(Back):
Erected 1863 upon the ground
Where they fell
By their comrades

Forty First Infantry Ohio Volunteers
Lt.
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
2. Right Side of Monument
Col. A. Wiley

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
Left Side of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
3. Left Side of Memorial
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Parsons' Batteries Heavily Engaged (approx. 0.2 miles away); Donelsonís 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
 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
4. Back of Monument
Headstones Around the Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
5. Headstones Around the Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 679 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 31, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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