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

Fort Sanders U.D.C. Monument

 
 
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By Michael Manning, May 9, 2014
1. Fort Sanders U.D.C. Monument
Inscription.
To the memory of the Confederate soldiers
Who fell in the assault on Fort Sanders
November 29, 1863.

Nor wreck, nor change, nor winter's blight
Nor Time's remorseless doom
Shall dim one ray of glory's light
That gilds your glorious tomb.

Erected by Knoxville Chapter, No. 89
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Nov. 29, 1914.

 
Erected 1914 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 35° 57.516′ N, 83° 56.021′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is on 17th Street SW south of Laurel Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located on the west side of 17th St. between Laurel Ave. and Clinch Ave. 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. The Assault Upon Fort Sanders (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Sanders (about 400 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 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Byington (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mecklenburg Place (approx. 0.7 miles away); West Wing of Federal Lines (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Categories. 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 310 times since then and 36 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 24, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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