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

Advance and Retreat

 
 
Advance and Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
1. Advance and Retreat Marker
Inscription. In this house, Lt. Gen. Hood established his command post while bypassing Maj. Gen. Schofield's force at Columbia, Nov. 24, 1864. Here also, Dec. 20, Maj. Gen. Forrest issued orders for covering the retreat southward of the Army of Tennessee. On Dec. 21, the house was again occupied, this time by Schofield, in pursuit of Hood and Forrest.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 3D 18.)
 
Location. 35° 34.169′ N, 87° 2.575′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is on Pulaski Highway (U.S. 31) 0.2 miles south of Sheegog Lane, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia TN 38401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph Brown (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Elm Springs (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hood and Schofield (approx. 2.8 miles away); Road to Nashville (approx. 2.8 miles away); 1946 Columbia Race Riot (approx. 3.1 miles away); A.J. Morton Funeral Home (approx. 3.1 miles away); James K. Polk House (approx. 3.2 miles away); James Knox Polk (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Advance and Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
2. Advance and Retreat Marker
Headquarters Residence image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
3. Headquarters Residence
Advance and Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 14, 2011
4. Advance and Retreat Marker
Looking North
Advance and Retreat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 14, 2011
5. Advance and Retreat Marker
Looking South
Warfield - Fuqua House 1853 Sign image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 14, 2011
6. Warfield - Fuqua House 1853 Sign
Where General Hood established his command post.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 314 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   4, 5, 6. submitted on October 5, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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