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Waverly in Humphreys County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fort Hill

 
 
Fort Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
1. Fort Hill Marker
Inscription. Five hundred yards north is a Federal Civil War earthen fort constructed by the 12th and 13th U.S. Colored Infantry to protect the Nashville and Northwestern Railroad. The 1st Kansas Artillery was stationed there. The railroad from Johnsonville to Nashville served as the supply line to Union General William T. Sherman in his attack on Chattanooga and Atlanta.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 3E 25.)
 
Location. 36° 4.932′ N, 87° 47.652′ W. Marker is in Waverly, Tennessee, in Humphreys County. Marker is at the intersection of South Church Street (SR 13) and Fort Hill Road on South Church Street (SR 13). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Waverly TN 37185, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Johnsonville (within shouting distance of this marker); Humphreys County (within shouting distance of this marker); Reynoldsburg (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Court House Bell (about 400 feet away); Welcome to Fort Waverly & The Humphreys County and Civil War Museum
Fort Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
2. Fort Hill Marker
(about 700 feet away); Fort Hill at Waverly (about 800 feet away); Hurricane Mills (approx. 7.7 miles away); Home Place of Loretta Lynn (approx. 7.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Waverly.
 
Categories. African AmericansForts, CastlesWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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