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

Longstreet's Headquarters

 
 
Longstreet's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 29, 2013
1. Longstreet's Headquarters Marker
Inscription. "Bleak House," the home of Robert Houston Armstrong, was used as the headquarters of Lt. Gen. James Longstreet and Major Gen. Lafayette McLaws, C.S.A., during the siege of Knoxville, November, 1863.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 1E 66.)
 
Location. 35° 57.005′ N, 83° 57.376′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is on Kingston Pike (U.S. 70) 0.4 miles east of Cherokee Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3148 Kingston Pike, Knoxville TN 37919, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bleak House (within shouting distance of this marker); Death of Gen. William P. Sanders (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Assault Upon Fort Sanders (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fort Sanders U.D.C. Monument (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fort Sanders (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Sanders (approx. 1.5 miles away); General Clifton Bledsoe Cates (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort Byington (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Bleak House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 29, 2013
2. Bleak House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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