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

Knoxville College

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
1. Knoxville College Marker
Inscription. This liberal arts institution was opened in Knoxville by the United Presbyterian Church in 1875. It crowns the ridge from which the main batteries of Lt. James Longstreet's attacking force shelled the Federal Fort Sanders about 1800 yards to the south, Nov. 29, 1863.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 87.)
 
Location. 35° 58.175′ N, 83° 56.475′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Knoxville College Drive and Alfreda Delaney Street, on the left when traveling east on Knoxville College Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37921, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. This street is dedicated to the memory of Sergeant Lillard Earl Ailor (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Sanders (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Assault Upon Fort Sanders (approx. 0.8 miles away); Fort Sanders U.D.C. Monument (approx. 0.9 miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 0.9 miles away); Knoxville National Cemetery
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By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
2. Knoxville College
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Old Gray Cemetery (approx. one mile away); The Southern Railway Station (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Also see . . .  Knoxville College Knoxville, Tennessee 1875-2015. (Submitted on September 4, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. EducationWar, US Civil
 
Knoxville College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
3. Knoxville College Marker
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By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
4. Knoxville College
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By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
5. Knoxville College
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 4, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 4, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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