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Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fort Sanders U.D.C. Monument

 
 
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By Michael Manning, May 9, 2014
1. Fort Sanders U.D.C. Monument
Inscription.  
To the memory of the Confederate soldiers
Who fell in the assault on Fort Sanders
November 29, 1863.

Nor wreck, nor change, nor winter's blight
Nor Time's remorseless doom
Shall dim one ray of glory's light
That gilds your glorious tomb.

Erected by Knoxville Chapter, No. 89
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Nov. 29, 1914.

 
Erected 1914 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 35° 57.516′ N, 83° 56.021′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Memorial is on 17th Street SW south of Laurel Avenue, on the left when traveling north. The marker is located on the west side of 17th St. between Laurel Ave. and Clinch Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37916, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Assault Upon Fort Sanders (within shouting distance of this marker);
Fort Sanders U.D.C. Monument image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2020
2. Fort Sanders U.D.C. Monument
Fort Sanders (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 79th New York Infantry (Highlanders) Monument (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Fort Sanders (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Clifton Bledsoe Cates (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Rufus Agee (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Byington (approx. 0.3 miles away); Wait Field (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 609 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 24, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee.   2. submitted on June 2, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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