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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Chattanooga Daily Rebel

 
 
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By R. E. Smith, December 23, 2007
1. Chattanooga Daily Rebel Marker
Inscription.  Established on this site, Aug. 2, 1862, by Franc M. Paul, it was published in three states, five towns and, for several months, in a boxcar traveling with Confederate armies. Later editors were Henry Watterson and Albert Roberts. Usually, it was the only news source for Confederate soldiers in the deep South. Its last issue was at Selma, Alabama, April 11, 1865.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 34.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: CommunicationsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 3.002′ N, 85° 18.581′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Market Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William "Uncle Bill" Lewis (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); William (Uncle Bill) Lewis (about 600 feet away); G. W. Franklin
Chattanooga Daily Rebel Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, December 23, 2007
2. Chattanooga Daily Rebel Marker
(about 700 feet away); Hamilton County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ernest Walter Holmes, Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Point in the Line of Fort Sherman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chattanooga's First School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 23, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,707 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 23, 2008, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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