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Dunlap in Sequatchie County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wheeler's Raid

OCT. 2, 1863

 
 
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By Brandon Fletcher, May 10, 2009
1. Wheeler's Raid Marker
Inscription. This road, then part of the Anderson Turnpike, was used by Federal wagon trains between the base at Bridgeport, Ala., and the besieged army in Chattanooga. West of here, Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler, raiding northwestward with his cavalry, intercepted a train, estimates from between 800 and 1000 wagons, burned it and captured a number of mules.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A18.)
 
Location. 35° 17.508′ N, 85° 22.892′ W. Marker is in Dunlap, Tennessee, in Sequatchie County. Marker is on Taft Highway (U.S. 127). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dunlap TN 37327, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thunder in the Valley (approx. 4.5 miles away); Corral Road (approx. 7.4 miles away); Old Madison (approx. 10.5 miles away); Poe's Tavern (approx. 11.3 miles away); Boats on the Tennessee (approx. 11.9 miles away); Civil War Signaling (approx. 11.9 miles away); Attack at Suck Creek (approx. 12.7 miles away); Red Bank Veteran's Memorial (approx. 13 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dunlap.
 
Additional keywords. Wheeler's
Wheeler's Raid Marker image. Click for full size.
May 10, 2009
2. Wheeler's Raid Marker
Raid Sequatchie Valley

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2011. This page has been viewed 599 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2011. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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