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Fayetteville in Lincoln County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Camp Blount

 
 
Camp Blount Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 12, 2010
1. Camp Blount Marker
Inscription. Here in October, 1813, Maj. Gen. Andrew Jackson mobilized from the Tennessee militia a mounted brigade, an artillery company and an infantry division, about 3500 men, for punitive operations in Mississippi territory, now Alabama. Brig. Gen. John Coffee commanded the mounted troops; Brig. Gens. Hall and Roberts the infantry brigades.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3G 11.)
 
Location. 35° 8.483′ N, 86° 34.1′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, Tennessee, in Lincoln County. Marker is on Huntsville Highway (U.S. 231/431) 0.1 miles south of Wilson Parkway/Thornton Taylor Parkway (Bypass U.S. 64), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fayetteville TN 37334, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andrew Jackson (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Blount (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bell's Route Trail of Tears (approx. 0.7 miles away); Women of the Confederacy (approx. 0.7 miles away); Confederate Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Confederate Park Cannon
Camp Blount Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 12, 2010
2. Camp Blount Marker
Looking North. Marker is on the right near the traffic signal sign.
(approx. 0.7 miles away); Lincoln County in the Civil War (approx. 0.7 miles away); Martyred (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fayetteville.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar of 1812
 
Camp Blount Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 12, 2010
3. Camp Blount Marker
Camp Blount Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 12, 2010
4. Camp Blount Marker
Camp Blount was in the area of the cornfield seen here and to the south along the Elk River (behind the trees in the background).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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