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Morristown in Hamblen County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

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By Tom Bosse, September 3, 2010
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Inscription. Passing through here from Cumberland Gap following Bragg's unsuccessful invasion of Kentucky, the newly constituted Army of Tennessee here turned west to Knoxville. Scott's Cavalry Brigade led, followed by a procession of refugees, captured livestock and material, and the corps of Polk, Hardee and Kirby Smith, and Wheeler's Calvary Brigade. Kirby Smith resumed command in East Tennessee; the army went by rail to Murfreesboro.
 
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B 54.)
 
Location. 36° 15.019′ N, 83° 16.401′ W. Marker is in Morristown, Tennessee, in Hamblen County. Marker is at the intersection of North Davy Crockett Parkway (Tennessee Route 32) and Reeds Chapel Road, on the right when traveling north on North Davy Crockett Parkway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown TN 37814, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Crockett Tavern (approx. 2 miles away); Erected in Memory of the 22 Hamblen County Boys Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War (approx. 2 miles away); Morristown College (approx. 2.4 miles away); Russellville Area
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By Tom Bosse, January 18, 2015
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(approx. 2.6 miles away); Bethesda Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); Morris Cemetery (approx. 3.1 miles away); Cheek's Crossroads (approx. 3.4 miles away); Hayslope (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Morristown.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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