“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Death of Gen. William P. Sanders

Death of Gen. William P. Sanders Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Michael Manning, May 9, 2014
1. Death of Gen. William P. Sanders Marker
Inscription.  Brig. Gen. William P. Sanders, using dismounted cavalry to hold off the Confederate advance from the west, was fatally wounded on this ridge, Nov. 18, 1863, dying the next day.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 67.)
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. A significant historical date for this entry is October 18, 1944.
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 35° 57.075′ N, 83° 56.989′ W. Marker was in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker was on Kingston Pike (U.S. 11/70) 0.2 miles west of South Concord Street, on the right when traveling west. Kingston Pike is a very busy street and there is no parking close to the marker. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 2829 Kingston Pike, Knoxville TN 37919, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this location, measured as the crow flies. Votes for Women (approx. 0.3 miles away); Longstreet's Headquarters (approx. 0.4 miles away);
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Bleak House (approx. 0.4 miles away); War Dog Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); 2111 Terrace Avenue (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fort Sanders U.D.C. Monument (approx. one mile away); The Assault Upon Fort Sanders (approx. one mile away); Fort Sanders (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
Additional commentary.
1. Location of General Wm P Sanders marker
This important marker is no longer standing. Was it hit by a car? What can be done to get it back up, replaced?
    — Submitted March 7, 2024, by William Woodford Shadowens Jr of Knoxville, Tennessee.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2024. It was originally submitted on August 25, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 722 times since then and 42 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 25, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Apr. 18, 2024