First Civil War Military Action in Tennessee

September 29, 1861, Union troops of the 1st KY Cavalry and Houstonville Cavalry Home Guards attacked a Confederate encampment of 100 troops who refused to surrender. After being fired upon and losing four men, the Confederates retreated into the surrounding hills.

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Schedule of Event

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Reenactor Information

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Registration

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The Affair at Travisville Educational Bivouac 2013 is being sponsored by the joint effort of the Friends of Cordell Hull, The Borderlands Foundation and Cordell Hull Birthplace State Park with a big thank you to the Pickett County Horseman's Association.