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

Davis’ Ford

Nov. 25, 1864

 
 
Davis' Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
1. Davis' Ford Marker
Inscription. About 1½ miles northeast, the Army of Tennessee, less S.D. Lee's Corps and most of the army's artillery, crossed Duck River on a pontoon bridge. Cavalry, under Forrest, crossed here and at other points, screening the movement. Gen. Lee's Corps with artillery, remained in position south of Columbia, to contain Schofield.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 3D 45.)
 
Location. 35° 32.259′ N, 86° 58.486′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is at the intersection of New Lewisburg Highway (Tennessee Route 50) and Pleasant Mount Church Road, on the right when traveling west on New Lewisburg Highway. 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 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Advance and Retreat (approx. 4.4 miles away); Joseph Brown (approx. 4 miles away); Historic Elm Springs (approx. 4 miles away); 1946 Columbia Race Riot (approx. 6.2 miles away); A.J. Morton Funeral Home (approx. 6.2 miles away); James K. Polk House
Davis' Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
2. Davis' Ford Marker
(approx. 6.4 miles away); James Knox Polk (approx. 6.4 miles away); Hood and Schofield (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
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 341 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 4, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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