Project Description

Battle of Hartsville State Historic Park

This park preserves a battlefield where confederate cavalry leader Col. John Hunt Morgan had one of his greatest successes. The battlefield has an interpretive walking tour and a driving tour brochure of the area is also available.

Approximate Distance from The Armour's

35 min (27.9 miles)

Get Directions
You are here Red Boiling Springs TN map
Civil War Battlefield

On December 7, 1862, with a force of about 1,300 men. Morgan surprised a federal garrison commanded by Col. Absalom B. Moore. Morgan's casualties, 139 killed, wounded, and missing were light compared to the damage he caused: 2,096 federal casualties, with 1,834 of these being captured prisoners. The Confederate dead from the battle are buried in the Hartsville cemetery.

Please Note
The information contained on or available through this website is general in nature. Armour’s Hotel & Spa makes no representation and assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of information contained on, or available through, this website, and such information is subject to change without notice. You are encouraged to confirm any information obtained from or through this website with other sources.

Share This Location!