Skirmish at Guest Hollow - 2E65 - Morrison, TN
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N 35° 35.182 W 085° 56.414
16S E 596012 N 3938588
A Tennessee historical marker near the southern border of Warren County with Coffee County about a Civil War skirmish at Guest Hollow.
Waymark Code: WM18H1K
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 08/03/2023
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Skirmish at Guest Hollow
August 29, 1862

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.
Marker Name: Skirmish at Guest Hollow

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Battle (war)

Marker Number: 2E65

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission

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