Sweetwater in Monroe County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number IF-41.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1863.
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. Marker is on grounds of Sweetwater Teacher Center. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 318 S High St, Sweetwater TN 37874, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sweetwater Depot (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Tennessee Overhill Experience Captain John M. Jones, CSA (approx. half a mile away); T M I Academy (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tennessee Meiji Gakuin High School 1989-2007 (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Great Craighead Cave (approx. 4.8 miles away); Lost Sea (approx. 4.9 miles away); Affair at Philadelphia (approx. 6˝ 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.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2017. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2017, by Julie Santee of Sweetwater, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,586 times since then and 109 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.