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Lenoir City in Loudon County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Battle of Lenoir's Station

 
 
Battle of Lenoir's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, February 20, 2021
1. Battle of Lenoir's Station Marker
Inscription.  Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, C.S.A., coming from Loudon via Huff's Ferry and the Hotchkiss Valley Road, attacked Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside at Lenoir's Station at dusk, Nov. 15, 1863. Burnside retreated early the next morning via Concord to Campbell's Station, now Farragut.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 78.)
 
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.
 
Location. 35° 47.476′ N, 84° 15.9′ W. Marker is in Lenoir City, Tennessee, in Loudon County. Marker can be reached from Kingston Street south of East Broadway Street (U.S. 11). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 114 East Broadway Street, Lenoir City TN 37771, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lenoir Plantation (a few steps from this marker); Company B - Korean War Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lenoir Cotton Mill (about 500 feet away); a different marker
Battle of Lenoir's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, February 20, 2021
2. Battle of Lenoir's Station Marker
also named Lenoir Cotton Mill (about 500 feet away); Lenoir's Station (about 500 feet away); Loudon Railroad Bridge (approx. 4 miles away); Railroad Trestle (approx. 4.6 miles away); Longstreet's Crossing (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lenoir City.
 
More about this marker. Marker is against the rear wall of the building and partially obscured by trees on both sides.
 
Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
By Public domain, circa 1865
3. Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, C.S.A.
Courtesy Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division
Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside, U.S.A. image. Click for full size.
By Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries, 1863
4. Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside, U.S.A.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 21, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 21, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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