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Portland in Sumner County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Zollicoffer's Headquarters

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 23, 2013
1. Zollicoffer's Headquarters Marker
Inscription. One-half mile southeast of here, near Maple Hill Cemetery, stood the home of Thomas Buntin, founder of Richland Station and a Confederate sympathizer. In the spring of 1861, the Buntin residence was headquarters of Brigadier General Felix K. Zollicoffer, commander of nearby Camp Trousdale, a Confederate training camp. On July 26, 1861, General Zollicoffer was ordered to East Tennessee to command that department.
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Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 3B 69.)
 
Location. 36° 35.258′ N, 86° 31.268′ W. Marker is in Portland, Tennessee, in Sumner County. Marker is at the intersection of North Broadway (Tennessee Route 109) and Freedom Drive, on the right when traveling north on North Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 435 N Broadway, Portland TN 37148, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cold Spring School (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Cold Spring School (approx. ¾ mile away); Historic Cold Springs (approx. ¾ mile away); Fort Smith (approx. 2.5 miles
Zollicoffer's Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 23, 2013
2. Zollicoffer's Headquarters Marker
away); Duval-Groves House (approx. 3.6 miles away); Tennessee Maneuvers World War II (approx. 4 miles away); Tennessee / Kentucky (approx. 4 miles away but has been reported missing); Triangular Jog (approx. 4 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portland.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on May 5, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 9, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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