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West Wing of Federal Lines

 
 
West Wing of Federal Lines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, December 26, 2016
1. West Wing of Federal Lines Marker
Inscription. The west wing of Burnside's entrenchments in the Federal defense of Knoxville, Nov. 17 - Dec. 4, 1863 was anchored here on the river. His line ran northeast to the site of Melrose Hall, University of Tennessee, then north to Ft. Sanders (17th St. and Laurel Ave.), where the Confederate assault was make Nov. 29. Longstreet's picket line ended about 1200 yards west of here.
 
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 85.)
 
Location. 35° 57.134′ N, 83° 55.429′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is on Neyland Driver (Tennessee Route 158) 0.2 miles north of Lake Loudoun Boulevard, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is located north of the University of Tennessee's Thompson-Boling Arena along the Neyland Greenway. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37916, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Byington (approx. half a mile away); Fort Dickerson (approx. half a mile away); James Rufus Agee (approx. half a mile away); General Clifton Bledsoe Cates (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named
West Wing of Federal Lines Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, December 26, 2016
2. West Wing of Federal Lines Marker
Fort Dickerson (approx. half a mile away); Fort Dickerson 1863–64 (approx. half a mile away); Civil War Knoxville (approx. half a mile away); The 1863 Siege of Knoxville (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Batlle of Fort Sanders image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
3. Batlle of Fort Sanders
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 206 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 6, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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