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Battle of Farmington
Part of American Civil War
Date October 7, 1863
Farmington, Tennessee
Result Union victory
United States United States (Union) Confederate States of America CSA (Confederacy)
Commanders and leaders
George Crook Joseph Wheeler
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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.

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