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Mosheim in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Blue Springs

October 10, 1863

 
 
Battle of Blue Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 30, 2013
1. Battle of Blue Springs Marker
Inscription. On this site occurred the Battle of Blue Springs for possession of the East Tennessee Railroad. Federal IX Corps, under Gen. A.E. Burnside, defeated Confederate Gen. J.S. Williams' army of 1,700, which lost 66 killed and wounded and 150 prisoners. Battle line extended 2 miles. Williams reported Federals had 15,000 Union troops. Last major battle in upper East Tennessee.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 1C 72.)
 
Location. 36° 11.082′ N, 82° 55.986′ W. Marker is in Mosheim, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of West Andrew Johnson Highway (U.S. 11E) and Mt Pleasant Road, on the right when traveling east on West Andrew Johnson Highway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6766 West Andrew Johnson Highway, Mosheim TN 37818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battles of Blue Springs (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Blue Springs Lutheran Congregation (approx. 1.5 miles away); Pottertown Bridge Burners (approx. 4.6 miles away); Execution of the "Bridge-Burners" (approx. 4.8
Battle of Blue Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 30, 2013
2. Battle of Blue Springs Marker
miles away); George Clem School (approx. 5.4 miles away); Bridge Burners (approx. 5.6 miles away); Andrew Johnson and Eliza Johnson Grave Marker (approx. 5.7 miles away); Andrew Johnson National Cemetery (approx. 5.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Mosheim.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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