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

Affair at Philadelphia

Oct. 20, 1863

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 28, 2013
1. Affair at Philadelphia Marker
Inscription.  Here, in the cavalry action following the Battle of Chickamauga, the Confederate cavalry regiments of Dibrell and Morrison attacked Wolford's cavalry brigade, captured 700 prisoners, 6 mountain howitzers, 50 wagons loaded with stores, 10 ambulances and a quantity of horses and mules. The Federal survivors fled to Loudon. Personnel casualties were small.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1F 28.)
 
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° 40.654′ N, 84° 24.222′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Tennessee, in Loudon County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Barn Hill Street, on the left when traveling south on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 806 Church Street, Philadelphia TN 37846, 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. Battle of Philadelphia (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tennessee Meiji Gakuin High School 1989-2007
Affair at Philadelphia Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 28, 2013
2. Affair at Philadelphia Marker
(approx. 5˝ miles away); T M I Academy (approx. 5˝ miles away); Dunbar Rosenwald School (approx. 5.6 miles away); Loudon County Courthouse (approx. 5.8 miles away); Sgt. Mitchell W. Stout (approx. 5.8 miles away); Loudon County Confederate Memorial (approx. 5.9 miles away); Longstreet's Crossing (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 619 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 16, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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