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

Army of the Cumberland

June 24, 1863

 
 
Army of the Cumberland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
1. Army of the Cumberland Marker
Inscription. Moving to Bradyville, 14 mi. S.E., the XXI Corps (T.L. Crittenden) advanced against minor Confederate resistance on Manchester, to rendezvous with the rest of the Army under cover of Granger's feint at Shelbyville. This flanked the Army of Tennessee out of its position in the Duck River heights and caused withdrawal to Chattanooga.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 25.)
 
Location. 35° 52.011′ N, 86° 24.746′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is on Broad Street (U.S. 41), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. 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. Stones River (approx. 0.3 miles away); Headquarters (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battle at Stones River (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle at Stones River (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bragg's Headquarters (approx. half a mile away); Bum Proof Stockade (approx. 0.6 miles away); Waging War by Rail (approx. 0.6 miles away); They Passed This Way (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
Also see . . .
Army of the Cumberland Marker, area image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
2. Army of the Cumberland Marker, area
 Army of the Cumberland. (Submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Army of the Cumberland Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 28, 2010
3. Army of the Cumberland Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 933 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on April 10, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.   3. submitted on November 10, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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