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Death of Gen. William P. Sanders

 
 
Death of Gen. William P. Sanders Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, May 9, 2014
1. Death of Gen. William P. Sanders Marker
Inscription. Brig. Gen. William P. Sanders, using dismounted cavalry to hold off the Confederate advance from the west, was fatally wounded on this ridge, Nov. 18, 1863, dying the next day.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 67.)
 
Location. 35° 57.075′ N, 83° 56.989′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is on Kingston Pike (U.S. 11/70) 0.2 miles west of South Concord Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Kingston Pike is a very busy street and there is no parking close to the marker. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2829 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. Longstreet's Headquarters (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bleak House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Sanders U.D.C. Monument (approx. one mile away); The Assault Upon Fort Sanders (approx. one mile away); Fort Sanders (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Sanders (approx. 1.2 miles away); This street is dedicated to the memory of Sergeant Lillard Earl Ailor (approx. 1.2 miles away); General Clifton Bledsoe Cates (approx. 1.3 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 25, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 40 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 25, 2014, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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