Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Assault Upon Fort Sanders
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 68.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 57.537′ N, 83° 56.034′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of 17th Street SW and Laurel Avenue, on the left when traveling north on 17th Street SW. Touch for map. 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 Sanders U.D.C. Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sanders (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Sanders (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Clifton Bledsoe Cates (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Rufus Agee Fort Byington (approx. 0.3 miles away); Desegregation of the University of Tennessee (approx. 0.4 miles away); This street is dedicated to the memory of Sergeant Lillard Earl Ailor (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Fort Sanders. Wikipedia (Submitted on August 24, 2014.)
2. Fort Sanders. The American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP) (Submitted on August 24, 2014.)
Categories. • Forts, Castles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 441 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.