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Trenton, Tennessee Historical Markers

 
C.S.A. Camp Trenton Marker image, Touch for more information
By Ken Smith, August 25, 2012
C.S.A. Camp Trenton Marker
Tennessee (Gibson County), Trenton — 4B 39 — C.S.A. Camp Trenton
Located 1.4 miles west of this site, Camp Trenton was a Confederate Army training camp in Gibson County. Colonel M. R. Hill's 47th Tennessee Infantry departed from Camp Trenton by train on Sunday, April 6, 1862, and arrived at the Battle of Shiloh . . . — Map (db m58777) HM
Tennessee (Gibson County), Trenton — David Crockett
Pioneer — Statesman — Hero Born August 17, 1786 • Died March 6, 1836 Served three terms in the Congress of the United States while a resident of this county. Emigrated to Texas in 1835, and was killed at the Alamo fighting . . . — Map (db m55211) HM
Tennessee (Gibson County), Trenton — Female Collegiate InstituteFreed House
Friendship Lodge No. 22, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, founded the Odd Fellows Female Collegiate Institute here in 1852. During the Civil War, Federal troops occupied the building, a two-story brick structure, and used it as a hospital. An . . . — Map (db m74600) HM
Tennessee (Gibson County), Trenton — Fighting for TrentonRaid on the Depot — Forrest's First West Tennessee Raid
(preface) Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest led his cavalry brigade on a raid through West Tennessee, Dec. 15, 1862-Jan. 3, 1863, destroying railroads and severing Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's supply line between Columbus, Kentucky and Vicksburg, . . . — Map (db m74603) HM
Tennessee (Gibson County), Trenton — Fighting for TrentonRifling the Courthouse — Forrest’s First West Tennessee Raid
(Preface): Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest led his cavalry brigade on a raid through West Tennessee, Dec. 15, 1862 - Jan. 3, 1863, destroying railroads an severing Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's supply line between Columbus, Kentucky and Vicksburg, . . . — Map (db m81556) HM
Tennessee (Gibson County), Trenton — Fighting for TrentonForrest's Artillery Position — Forrest's First West Tennessee Raid
(preface) Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest led his cavalry brigade on a raid through West Tennessee, Dec. 15, 1862 - Jan. 3, 1863, destroying railroads and severing Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's supply line between Columbus, Kentucky and Vicksburg, . . . — Map (db m81557) HM
Tennessee (Gibson County), Trenton — 4B 8 — Forrest at Trenton
Advancing along this route from Spring Creek in Madison County, December 20, 1862, part of Forrest's Brigade under his command captured the Federal garrison at Trenton, entrenched around the station on the west side of town. Meanwhile a detachment . . . — Map (db m37210) HM
Tennessee (Gibson County), Trenton — Gibson County Confederate Memorial
Erected to the memory of our Confederate Soldiers by the Russell-Hill Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. "Lest We Forget" — Map (db m55245) HM
Tennessee (Gibson County), Trenton — 4B 35 — Gibson County Courthouse
The Gibson County Courthouse, built in 1899, is the fourth one to have occupied this site. The first courthouse was a log structure built in 1824, the year following the organization of the county, a process commenced by David Crockett, who was then . . . — Map (db m55188) HM

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