On land that was originally a Revolutionary War land grant, William and Mariam Beck Forrest purchased a two story log cabin and 180 acres one half mile east. The Forrest family moved to Mississippi in 1833. In 1861 their oldest son, Nathan Bedford, . . . — — Map (db m74666) HM
The Nathan Bedford Forrest Boyhood Home, the only surviving house of three that the Forrest family occupied in the northern end of Marshall County, is located a quarter mile ahead of you. In 1830, Forrest's father, William Forrest, bought the . . . — — Map (db m196648) HM
Freeman's Battery under the command of Captain Samuel L. Freeman, served with General Forrest from October 9, 1862 until April 10, 1863. On that day, while advancing toward Franklin, Tennessee on the Lewisburg Pike, General Forrest's command was . . . — — Map (db m74668) HM
This Revolutionary veteran is buried in his family plot. Born in Orange Co., N.C., Jan. 12, 1763, he fought as a volunteer infantryman at Guilford Courthouse and elsewhere. A member of the North Carolina House of Commons, 1809-10 and 1814, he came . . . — — Map (db m151043) HM
Marshall County. Established 1836: named in honor of John Marshall of Virginia. Serving in Congress in 1799, he was Secretary of State from 1800 to 1801, and Chief Justice of the United States from 1801 to 1835.
Williamson . . . — — Map (db m150979) HM