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Dandridge in Jefferson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Dandridge

Dec. 24, 1863

 
 
Battle of Dandridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, February 28, 2010
1. Battle of Dandridge Marker
Inscription. A critical point in the bitter cavalry actions during Longstreet's withdrawal to winter quarters near Morristown. The 1st Brig., 1st Cav. Div., Army of the Cumberland, coming from the NW through Dandridge, was attacked at Hays' Ferry, four mi. NE, by Confederates of Russell's Brig., and driven back through Dandridge to New Market, 12 mi. NW. The Federals lost a gun and caisson, with minor personnel casualties.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C49.)
 
Location. 36° 0.97′ N, 83° 24.927′ W. Marker is in Dandridge, Tennessee, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 92. Click for map. Marker is located in downtown Dandridge, across from the Jefferson County Dept. of Education. Marker is in this post office area: Dandridge TN 37725, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Attack on Dandridge (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dike That Saved Dandridge (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dandridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fighting at Dandridge (approx. 2.4 miles away); Battle of Hay's Ferry
Battle of Dandridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, February 28, 2010
2. Battle of Dandridge Marker
(approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Fighting at Dandridge (approx. 5.3 miles away); Samuel McSpadden (approx. 6.1 miles away); Stokely-Van Camp, Inc. (approx. 6.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Dandridge.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,493 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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