Battle of Farmington, Tennessee

The Battle of Farmington, Tennessee was fought October 7, 1863 in Farmington, Marshall County, Tennessee as part of Confederate Major General Joseph Wheeler's October 1863 Raid in the American Civil War. The battle was fought as Wheeler was retreating back to the Confederate lines. Following a Union cavalry charge, the Confederates were routed, with an entire regiment deserting.

Battle of Farmington
Part of American Civil War
DateOctober 7, 1863
Result Union victory
United States United States (Union) Confederate States of America CSA (Confederacy)
Commanders and leaders
George Crook Joseph Wheeler
25,000 4,000


  • McDonough, James Lee. Chattanooga: A Death Grip on the Confederacy. Knoxville, Tennessee: The University of Tennessee Press, 1984. ISBN 0-87049-425-2.

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