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U.S. Civil War SitesSpring Hill, Tennessee ~ November 29, 1864 - Spring Hill TN

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In 1864, Spring Hill was a small, prosperous farming community. Although the town had been occupied by both Confederate and Federal forces at various times, it had not been seriously impacted by the war.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/28/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesForrest's 3:00 p.m. Cavalry Attack - Spring Hill TN

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As Forrest's cavalry fought their way to the outskirts of Spring Hill by 2:30 p.m., they observed Brigadier General George Wagner's division marching into the town. Forrest, aggressive as ever, determined to attack quickly to seize the town and pike.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesNashville and Decatur Railroad - Spring Hill TN

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In the fall of 1864, this railroad was used as a major supply line for Union garrisons throughout Tennessee, north Alabama and north Georgia, Spring Hill was an important wood and water stop on this railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesLeft of the Union Defensive Position Opdycke's Brigade Line - Spring Hill TN

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At approximately 12:30 p.m. on November 29, 1864, Col. Emerson Opdycke’s veteran brigade known unofficially as “Opdycke’s tigers,” marching in the lead of Wagner’s division, swept through Spring Hill to secure the town from Confederate cavalry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesEwell Farm-Spring Hill Battlefield - Spring Hill TN

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On a knoll just southwest of the railroad depot is the antebellum home of the widow Lizinka Brown. Her son, Campbell Brown was a staff officer with Confederate General Richard S. Ewell of the Army of Northern Virginia.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesConfederate Movements After Sunset November 29, 1864 - Spring Hill TN

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After the sun set, Confederate plans began to quietly fall apart. Hood appeared confident that Forrest held the pike north of Spring Hill, and thus was not unduly concerned with cutting the pike south of town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesSchofield's Retreat Night of November 29-30 - Spring Hill TN

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For a number of reasons, Major General John Schofield had been tardy in evacuating his position at Columbia and retreating to Franklin. Although starting late, the Federal army performed a well planned and executed retreat.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesOaklawn The Absalom Thompson House - Spring Hill TN

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Hood's Headquarters- Late in the afternoon of November 29, 1864, Hood established the headquarters of the Army of Tennessee at this location. Hood spent part of the evening sitting on a log near the fish pond of the house.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/27/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGeneral John Adams, CSA (1825-1864) - Pulaski TN

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Adams took over Brigadier General Lloyd Tilghman’s command of the Mississippi infantry brigade after Tilghman’s death in 1863. During the campaign to relieve Vicksburg, Adams served under Gen. Joseph E. Johnston.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/26/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGeneral John Calvin Brown C.S.A. (1827-1889) - Pulaski TN

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He was appointed a brigadier general on August 30, 1862. Assigned to the Army of Tennessee, he fought and was wounded at the Battle of Perryville. Brown took part in the Tullahoma Campaign, the Battles of Stone’s River and Chickamauga.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/26/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThomas McKissack Jones (1816-1892)-Representative to Confederate - Pulaski TNCongress -

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Jones was elected and served in the first session of the Confederate Congress but did not seek re-election, preferring to return to Pulaski. When federal troops captured Pulaski, Jones was taken prisoner but was paroled by Military Governor Andrew Johnson.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/26/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesSam Davis Gravesite - Smyrna TN

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He was told that if information were not forthcoming, the Federals would hang him as a spy. Sam refused to cooperate, claiming he was a scout and a courier, not a spy. He was swiftly tried and hanged on November 27, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/26/2020

last visited: 9/24/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesFreeman's Battery Forrest's Artillery - Parkers Crossroads TN

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General Nathan Bedford Forrest's First Artillery Captain Freeman's Battery fought near here during the Battle of Parker's Crossroads Dec. 31, 1862

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of Parker's Crossroads-Union and Confederate Forces - Parkers Crossroads TN

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Union Forces-Cyrus Livingston Dunham was born in Dryden, New York, on January 16, 1817. Confederate Forces-Nathan Bedford Forrest was born in Bedford County, Tennessee, on July 13, 1821.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattlefield Overview-Parkers Crossroads Battlefield - Parkers Crossroads TN

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Behind you is the reconstructed split-rail fence, where the Union troops took position and faced General Nathan Bedford Forrest's unrelenting artillery assault and surprise attack on their rear.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Union Supply Depot - New Johnsonville TN

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Johnsonville was a vital cog in the Union war machine. At this busy, noisy, sprawling complex of wharves, docks, warehouses and corrals the work of war continued unabated. Steamboats crowded the wharf.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Tennessee River in the Civil War - New Johnsonville TN

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Steamboats and gunboats could move freely from Paducah to Alabama, bringing supplies and soldiers to whichever side controlled the river.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesNashville and Northwestern Railroad - New Johnsonville TN

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Before you is the old railbed of the Nashville and Northwestern Railroad. In 1863, the Union army extended the railroad to the Tennessee River, creating a reliable and secure supply line between the Ohio River and Nashville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Town of Johnsonville - New Johnsonville TN

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A civilian community grew up beside the army supply depot, providing goods and services to soldiers and civilian workers during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesUnited States Colored Troops at Johnsonville - New Johnsonville TN

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United States Colored Troops formed the majority of Johnsonville's garrison. They played a crucial role in the construction of the depot and its defensive works.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of Parker's Crossroads Tour Stop 1 - Parkers Crossroads TN

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Union Colonel Cyrus L. Dunham's Brigade marched south to Parker's Crossroads on December 31, 1862 to block the route of the Confederate cavalry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGen. Nathan Bedford Forrest - Murfreesboro TN

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Erected to the memory of Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest by the Daughters of the Confederacy for heroic services rendered the citizens of Murfreesboro on July 13, 1862

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War Sites16th Tenn. Reg’t. C.S.A. - McMinnville TN

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In memory of those members of the 16th Tenn. Reg’t C.S.A. killed in battle, whose names are inscribed hereon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of Johnsonville-Forrest's Opening Move-November 4, 1864 - New Johnsonville TN -

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Confederate Gen. Nathan Bedford B. Forrest was determined to cut off Sherman’s supplies and cripple the Union campaign. In November 1864, Forrest launched a raid at a vital link in the Union chain of supply—Johnsonville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/25/2020

last visited: 9/30/2021

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U.S. Civil War SitesGen. Robert Hopkins Hatton (1826-1862) - Lebanon TN

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Gen. Robert Hopkins Hatton (1826-1862) Born in Ohio, moved to Lebanon, Tennessee to attend Cumberland University. Passed the bar in 1850, elected to the State Legislature in 1855 and to the United States Congress in 1859.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/24/2020

last visited: 2/18/2022

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