Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Hazen Brigade Monument
One of the Oldest Civil War Memorials
Some of Hazen's men under Lieutenant E. K. Crebbin, 9th Indiana Infantry Regiment, built it of Tennessee limestone. The graves of 55 soldiers of the brigade, killed here, partially surrounded the Monument.
Colonel William B. Hazen, USA
His brigade defended Round Forest. A Union general reported that "Hazen proved himself a brave and able soldier by the courage and skill exhibited in forming and sheltering his troops...."
Location. 35° 52.586′ N, 86° 25.652′ 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's Brigade Monument (a few steps from this marker); Slave, Soldier, Citizen (within shouting distance of this marker); Remembering Sacrifices - in Stone (within shouting distance of this marker); Anchoring the Union Line Struggle for Round Forest (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Hazen's Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Parsons' Batteries Heavily Engaged (approx. 0.2 miles away); Donelson’s Brigade at Murfreesboro (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
Also see . . . Stones River National Battlefield. National Park Service site. (Submitted on October 31, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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 724 times since then and 35 times this year. Last updated on April 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.