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Signal Mountain in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Corral Road

 
 
Corral Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, June 16, 2014
1. Corral Road Marker
Inscription.  During the fall of 1863, when a Federal signal station functioned at Signal Point, the draft stock of troops in this area was kept in two corrals about four miles northeast. This road crosses the site of one corral, the other was northwest of it, in the Flipper Bend area of North Chickamauga Creek.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 36.)
 
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° 11.26′ N, 85° 20.99′ W. Marker is in Signal Mountain, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Corral Road and Taft Highway (U.S. 127), on the right when traveling north on Corral Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Signal Mountain TN 37377, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boats on the Tennessee (approx. 4.8 miles away); Civil War Signaling (approx. 4.8 miles away); Attack at Suck Creek (approx. 5½ miles away); Red Bank Veteran's Memorial
Wide view of the Corral Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, June 16, 2014
2. Wide view of the Corral Road Marker
(approx. 5.8 miles away); Williams' Island (approx. 7.2 miles away); Sherman's Hideout (approx. 7.2 miles away); Wheeler's Raid (approx. 7.4 miles away); Chattanooga High School (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Signal Mountain.
 
Also see . . .  History & Culture - Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park. In north Georgia and south Tennessee, Union and Confederate armies clashed during the fall of 1863 in some of the hardest fighting of the Civil War. The prize was Chattanooga, a key rail center and the gateway to the heart of the Confederacy. (Submitted on June 25, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 58 times this year. Last updated on March 20, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 24, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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