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Morrison in Warren County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Skirmish at Guest Hollow

August 29, 1862

 
 
Skirmish at Guest Hollow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 15, 2009
1. Skirmish at Guest Hollow Marker
Inscription. At 1:00 p.m. General Nathan Bedford Forrest's Cavalry attacked the federal stockade located next to the railroad. In the short but fierce struggle, General Forrest's command suffered 180 casualties. Twelve Confederates were buried on the field of battle. Confederate forces withdrew and destroyed railroad bridges between Guest Hollow and McMinnville.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 65.)
 
Location. 35° 35.1′ N, 85° 56.499′ W. Marker is in Morrison, Tennessee, in Warren County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 55, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morrison TN 37357, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Smartt (approx. 9.8 miles away); Experiment in Armor (approx. 10.8 miles away); Corporal Brian James Schoff (approx. 10.9 miles away); The Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 10.9 miles away); Old Stone Fort (approx. 10.9 miles away); Pioneer Armored Maneuvers (approx. 10.9 miles away); Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 10.9 miles away); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 10.9 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Skirmish at Guest Hollow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 15, 2009
2. Skirmish at Guest Hollow Marker
Landscape around marker
Bridge image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 15, 2009
3. Bridge
One of the railroad bridges in Guest Hollow.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 15, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,689 times since then and 132 times this year. Last updated on May 7, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 15, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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