“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Sewanee in Franklin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Army of Tennessee

July 4, 1863

Army of Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, October 17, 2009
1. Army of Tennessee Marker
Inscription. Here, and extending 2 miles S.W., occurred the last battle of the Middle Tennessee Campaign. Protecting Bragg's withdrawal, Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler, with Texas Rangers and the 4th Tenn. Cav., repulsed an attack by the 5th & 6th Ky. Cav., under Col. Lewis Watkins, screening advance of Rosecrans' Union forces.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 21.)
Location. 35° 11.39′ N, 85° 55.4′ W. Marker is in Sewanee, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 64, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sewanee TN 37375, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rebel's Rest (approx. 1.1 miles away); Edmund Kirby Smith (approx. 1.3 miles away); University of the South (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cowan Railroad Museum (approx. 5.2 miles away); Passing Through Cowan (approx. 5.2 miles away); Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 5.2 miles away); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 5.3 miles away); Monteagle Sunday School Assembly (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sewanee.
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,287 times since then and 97 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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