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Dover in Stewart County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Original Position

 
 
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By Shane Oliver, February 7, 2021
1. Original Position Marker
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Original position of a four gun section of Greene's Battery, Bushrod Johnson's Division. During the shift of Confederate forces to the left in preparation for the Break-out Attempt, the guns were abandoned in place. Later in the day a detail from Porter's Battery served the guns.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 36° 28.818′ N, 87° 50.566′ W. Marker is in Dover, Tennessee, in Stewart County. Marker is at the intersection of Wynns Ferry Loop and Cedar Street, on the right when traveling east on Wynns Ferry Loop. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 402 Cedar Street, Dover TN 37058, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Baldwin's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Breakout (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Confederate Breakout (about 400 feet away); Forrest's Cavalry (about 600 feet away); French's Battery (about 600 feet away); Wharton's Brigade (about
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, April 18, 2020
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700 feet away); McCausland's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Planning to Escape (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 10, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia.   2. submitted on May 14, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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