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

Point in the Line of Fort Sherman

 
 
Point in the Line of Fort Sherman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 21, 2014
1. Point in the Line of Fort Sherman Marker
Inscription.
Point in the Line of Fort Sherman,
The Chief Work of the Inner Line,
Which comprised the entire line
from Battery Bushnell
to Signal Hill.

 
Location. 35° 3.051′ N, 85° 18.214′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Lindsey Street and East 5th Street, on the left when traveling south on Lindsey Street. Touch for map. This historical marker is a bronze tablet, affixed to the outer wall, on the lower southwest corner, of an apartment building, facing Lindsey Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 414 Lindsey Street, Chattanooga TN 37403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Wagner's Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); General Bragg's Headquarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chattanooga's First School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fort Sherman (approx. 0.2 miles away); Swaim's Jail (approx. 0.2 miles away); Military History of Chattanooga (approx. mile away); Abby Crawford Milton (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Related markers.
Point in the Line of Fort Sherman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 21, 2014
2. Point in the Line of Fort Sherman Marker
View of the historical marker, affixed to the lower southwest corner of the apartment building, facing Lindsey Street.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Point in the Line of Fort Sherman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 21, 2014
3. Point in the Line of Fort Sherman Marker
View of the historical marker, looking south along the Lindsey Street sidewalk.
Point in the Line of Fort Sherman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 21, 2014
4. Point in the Line of Fort Sherman Marker
View of the historical marker (seen to the extreme right of the picture), looking north along the Lindsey Street sidewalk.
Point in the Line of Fort Sherman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, August 21, 2014
5. Point in the Line of Fort Sherman Marker
View of the southwest corner of the apartment building that the featured historical marker is affixed to. The historical marker cannot be seen in this picture because it is behind the bush seen at the very southwest corner of the building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 22, 2014, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.
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