The battle was fought on Dec. 31, 1862. Union forces sought to capture Confederate troops on their return from their first West Tennessee raid. When Confederate General Forrest found himself caught between two Union forces, he ordered his troops to “charge both ways” and made a successful escape. Seven marked sites can be visited on a self-guided driving tour. Open daily. Admission is free.
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Battlefield is open from Dawn to Dusk everyday.
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