Sweetwater in Monroe County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number IF-41.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 35.922′ N, 84° 28.086′ W. Marker is in Sweetwater, Tennessee, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of South High Street and Williams Street, on the right when traveling west on South High Street. Touch for map. Marker is on grounds of Sweetwater Teacher Center. Marker is at or near this postal address: 318 S High St, Sweetwater TN 37874, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sweetwater Depot (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Tennessee Overhill Experience (approx. 0.3 miles away); Tennessee Meiji Gakuin High School 1989-2007 (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Great Craighead Cave Lost Sea (approx. 4.9 miles away); Affair at Philadelphia (approx. 6½ miles away); Battle of Philadelphia (approx. 6.7 miles away); Niota Depot (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sweetwater.
Regarding Longstreet Encampment. After a very long trek to Sweetwater, Longstreet's men found very little of the promised supplies there. This meant there was not enough food or clothing for the coming winter.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 6, 2017, by Julie Santee of Sweetwater, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,187 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 6, 2017, by Julie Santee of Sweetwater, Tennessee. 2, 3. submitted on January 31, 2017, by Julie Santee of Sweetwater, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.