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Knoxville College

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
1. Knoxville College Marker
Inscription.  This liberal arts institution was opened in Knoxville by the United Presbyterian Church in 1875. It crowns the ridge from which the main batteries of Lt. James Longstreet's attacking force shelled the Federal Fort Sanders about 1800 yards to the south, Nov. 29, 1863.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 87.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 🎓, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is November 29, 1863.
 
Location. 35° 58.175′ N, 83° 56.475′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Knoxville College Drive and Alfreda Delaney Street, on the left when traveling east on Knoxville College Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37921, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This street is dedicated to the memory of Sergeant Lillard Earl Ailor (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Mechanicsville (approx.
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By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
2. Knoxville College
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0.4 miles away); Confederate States of America Camp Van Dorn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Sanders (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Assault Upon Fort Sanders (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fort Sanders U.D.C. Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); Address by President Lincoln (approx. 0.9 miles away); 79th New York Infantry (Highlanders) Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Also see . . .  Knoxville College Knoxville, Tennessee 1875-2015. (Submitted on September 4, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
3. Knoxville College Marker
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By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
4. Knoxville College
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By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
5. Knoxville College
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 4, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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