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Near Pulaski in Giles County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Forrest's September Raid

Sept. 27, 1864

 
 
Forrest's September Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, October 18, 2013
1. Forrest's September Raid Marker
Inscription. Driving north from Alabama in his bid to cut Sherman's communications, Buford's Division, advance guard of Forrest's Cavalry Corps, met Federal resistance in this area. Pushing forward and extending his line to right and left with Johnson's Federals, under Rousseau, to within three miles of Pulaski. Unable to make further advances, he withdrew to the line of the Nashville & Chattanooga RR. The cemetery in the vicinity contains Confederate casualties.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3F 34.)
 
Location. 35° 8.637′ N, 86° 59.816′ W. Marker is near Pulaski, Tennessee, in Giles County. Marker is on Elkton Highway (U.S. 31) 0.2 miles north of Tarpley Shop Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2171 Elkton Pike, Pulaski TN 38478, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Seventh Kentucky Mounted Infantry Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Aaron Venable Brown (was approx. 3.8 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Maplewood Cemetery (approx. 3.8 miles away); Thomas McKissack Jones
Forrest's September Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, October 18, 2013
2. Forrest's September Raid Marker
(approx. 3.8 miles away); General John Calvin Brown (approx. 3.9 miles away); Edward Everett Eslick (1872-1932) (approx. 3.9 miles away); General John Adams, CSA (approx. 3.9 miles away); John Adams (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pulaski.
 
More about this marker. The word "casualties" is misspelled as "casualites".
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Forrest's September Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, October 18, 2013
3. Forrest's September Raid Marker
Nearby cemetery with Confederate casualites. image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, October 18, 2013
4. Nearby cemetery with Confederate casualites.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 23, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 42 times this year. Last updated on August 6, 2016, by Arlie Woolard of Pulaski, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 23, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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