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Hartsville in Trousdale County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

“The Hartsville Races”

 
 
"The Hartsville Races" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 23, 2013
1. "The Hartsville Races" Marker
Inscription. Attacking the Federal 39th, (DuMont's) Brigade from south & west, a task force of 1300 cavalry & infantry under Maj. Gen. John Hunt Morgan, in a running fight, killed, wounded, or captured 2200 men. Confederate losses were 125 killed or wounded. Morgan withdrew south with booty on prisoners, beating off pursuit from Castalian Springs.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 3B 21.)
 
Location. 36° 24.033′ N, 86° 10.05′ W. Marker is in Hartsville, Tennessee, in Trousdale County. Marker is on West McMurry Street (SR25) west of Thoroughbred Lane, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hartsville TN 37074, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Surprise at Hartsville (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Battle of Hartsville (approx. 1.5 miles away); Hawthorne Hill (approx. 7.3 miles away); General William Hall (approx. 8 miles away); Thomas Sharpe Spencer Memorial (approx. 8.2 miles away); Bledsoe's Lick (approx. 8.2 miles away); Wynnewood (approx. 8.3 miles away); Bledsoe's Fort and Monument (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartsville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
"The Hartsville Races" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 23, 2013
2. "The Hartsville Races" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 345 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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