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Carthage in Smith County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bragg Invades Kentucky

Sept. - Oct., 1862

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 22, 2013
1. Bragg Invades Kentucky Marker
Inscription. Moving northwest from Sparta, Bragg, with Maj. Gen. Leonidas Polk’s Right Wing, Army of Mississippi, composed of the divisions of Cheatham and Withers, passed through here. Forrest’s Cavalry Brigade, covering the left flank of the advance, operated west of Murfreesboro and Lebanon and as far north as Munfordville, Ky., which was surrendered to Bragg on Sept. 14.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 3B 31.)
 
Location. 36° 15.067′ N, 85° 57.133′ W. Marker is in Carthage, Tennessee, in Smith County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and 2nd Avenue West, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 215 Main Street, Carthage TN 37030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain William Walton (a few steps from this marker); Smith County Courthouse Square (a few steps from this marker); Benton McMillin (within shouting distance of this marker); Upper Ferry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rome Ferry (approx. 6.6 miles away); Civil War in Granville
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By Don Morfe, July 22, 2013
2. Bragg Invades Kentucky Marker
(approx. 8.8 miles away); Granville, Tennessee (approx. 8.8 miles away); Deford Baily (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carthage.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 22 times this year. Last updated on May 3, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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