The latter early in August lay near Murfreesboro, covering Nashville, but the Confederate general did not intend to threaten that place.
Bragg lay at Murfreesboro (see Stone River), where Rosecrans attacked him on the 31st of December 1862.
African blue ground, at Murfreesboro, Pike county, Arkansas.
Of Murfreesboro; this is the first place in North America where diamonds have been found in situ, and not in glacial deposit or in river gravel.
Sheridan distinguished himself still more at the sanguinary battle of Murfreesboro (Stone river), and on the recommendation of Rosecrans was made major-general of volunteers, to date from the 31st of December 1862.