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Johnsonville State Historic Park

90 Nell Beard Road, New Johnsonville, TN 37134, USA

On November 4, 1864, at Johnsonville, Tenn., Lt. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest's cavalry took up artillery positions on the west bank of the Tennessee River and destroyed the Federal depot at Johnsonville. Union losses in the raid included 4 gunboats, 14 steamboats, 17 barges, 33 cannons, and more than 75, 000 tons of supplies--valued at $6.7 million. Two large Civil War field fortifications are interpreted at the park.


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Take I-40 to Exit 143. Take Highway 13 North for 13 miles. Take Highway 70 West to New Johnsonville, then follow the signs to the park.

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, information, museum, picnic area, trails, gift shop

Available Interpretation

Interpretive tours

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Daily: 8:00 A.M.-sunset.



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