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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Loudon County, Tennessee

Clickable Map of Loudon County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Loudon County, TN (24) Blount County, TN (68) Knox County, TN (201) McMinn County, TN (53) Monroe County, TN (36) Roane County, TN (48)  LoudonCounty(24) Loudon County (24)  BlountCounty(68) Blount County (68)  KnoxCounty(201) Knox County (201)  McMinnCounty(53) McMinn County (53)  MonroeCounty(36) Monroe County (36)  RoaneCounty(48) Roane County (48)
Loudon is the county seat for Loudon County
Adjacent to Loudon County, Tennessee
      Blount County (68)  
      Knox County (201)  
      McMinn County (53)  
      Monroe County (36)  
      Roane County (48)  
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1Tennessee (Loudon County), Greenback — 1F 17 — Militia Springs
300 yards southeast was this muster-ground for militia in the 1790's. It was selected as a "call" on the Indian boundary at the Treaty of Tellico in 1798; it later became a turning point on the Monroe-Loudon County boundary and was at one time a . . . Map (db m120195) HM
2Tennessee (Loudon County), Greenback — National Campground — Bivouac of Reconciliation
In November 1863, Confederate Gen. James Longstreet besieged Knoxville and Union Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside’s force there. Late in the month, after the Federal victory at Chattanooga, Gen. William T. Sherman led his corps north through largely . . . Map (db m82220) HM
3Tennessee (Loudon County), Greenback — 1E 50 — Norwood Inn
Built by John Norwood in 1820, this was a stage stop on the line from Washington, D.C., to Marietta, Ga. The Old Federal Road was 200 yards south. After operation by three generations of Norwoods, it was dismantled in 1937.Map (db m120196) HM
4Tennessee (Loudon County), Lenoir City — 1E 78 — Battle of Lenoir's Station
Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, C.S.A., coming from Loudon via Huff's Ferry and the Hotchkiss Valley Road, attacked Maj. Gen. Ambrose Burnside at Lenoir's Station at dusk, Nov. 15, 1863. Burnside retreated early the next morning via Concord to . . . Map (db m167263) HM
5Tennessee (Loudon County), Lenoir City — Company B - Korean War Memorial — 278th INF RCT
Korean War 1950 - 1952 Akins, Edward C. • Amos, Fred J. Jr. • Anderson, Johnny R. • Arden, Calvin E. • Beeler. Paul L. • Blair, Richard L. • Bowman, Allen L. • Brewer, Walter G. • Brown, Virgil W. • Burnette, Earl K. • Burnette, George W. • . . . Map (db m37180) WM
6Tennessee (Loudon County), Lenoir City — Lenoir City Company
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m195342) HM
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7Tennessee (Loudon County), Lenoir City — Lenoir Cotton Mill — c. 1821 — A National Register Landmark —
The Lenoir Cotton Mill, built by Major Wm. Ballard Lenoir between 1810 and 1821, is one of several structures that made up Lenoir's Station. Lenoir and his sons also built Lenoir Inn (family home which also served as stagecoach station and hotel, a . . . Map (db m69438) HM
8Tennessee (Loudon County), Lenoir City — Lenoir Plantation — Federal Occupation
The 1863 Union raid on Lenoir Station, now Lenoir City, changed the lives of the family that owned the 2,700-acre plantation here. Dr. Benjamin B. Lenoir was one of four brothers who owned the property. His wife was Henrietta Ramsey Lenoir and his . . . Map (db m69443) HM
9Tennessee (Loudon County), Lenoir City — Lenoir's Station — Sander's Raid
Union Gen. Ambrose Burnside needed to gather information on Confederate troop strength and to cripple the important East Tennessee and Virginia Railroad before he invaded East Tennessee in 1863. In June, he ordered Col. William P. Sanders to march . . . Map (db m69434) HM
10Tennessee (Loudon County), Lenoir City — Loudon County Korean War/Vietnam War Memorial
The call to those who now live in eternity a notice that they have not been forgotten by their nation and their comrades … Korean War 1953 Green, Robert A. • Heaton, Robert R. • Malone, Joe W., Jr. • Moore, Jack • Munsey, Roy L. • . . . Map (db m195358) WM
11Tennessee (Loudon County), Lenoir City — Loudon County World War I Memorial
In memory of those who served in World War I and of the following men who gave their lives Elmer L. Anthony John Riley Cabe Thomas G. Cagle John Henry Ferguson William Ney Johnson John Malone Ira Presswood Raymond Phibbs . . . Map (db m195348) WM
12Tennessee (Loudon County), Lenoir City — Loudon County World War II Memorial
In memory of those who served in World War II and of the following men who gave their lives Robert Bailey • T E Barger • J W Bliscard • G L Brookshear • U L Bivens • R L Browder • M L Carmack • P R Campbell • W H Cooper • N D Copenhaver • S . . . Map (db m195350) WM
13Tennessee (Loudon County), Lenoir City — Sergeant Mitchell W. Stout
In memory of Sergeant Mitchell W. Stout Battery C, 1st Battalion, 44th Field Artillery Killed in action 12 March 1970 Sergeant Stout was awarded the Medal of Honor.Map (db m195344) WM
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14Tennessee (Loudon County), Lenoir City — 1F 33 — The Lenoir Cotton Mill
The Lenoir Cotton Mill, built between 1810 and 1821, was one of a series of mills in the community along Town Creek and the only one surviving. They were built by William B. Lenoir, a prosperous manufacturer, miller and merchant. It is one of . . . Map (db m82221) HM
15Tennessee (Loudon County), Loudon — 1E 130 — Dunbar Rosenwald School
With support from the Julius Rosenwald Fund, the African American community, and public funds, Dunbar Rosenwald School was built in 1923 at a cost of $5,700. The only Rosenwald school in the county for approximately 258 school-age children . . . Map (db m167260) HM
16Tennessee (Loudon County), Loudon — 1E 76 — Longstreet's Crossing
Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, C.S.A., in his drive for Knoxville crossed the Tennessee River at Huff's Ferry a half mile to the north on a pontoon bridge, Nov. 13-15, 1863. He thus eluded a Federal force across the river on the east side of Loudon.Map (db m167258) HM
17Tennessee (Loudon County), Loudon — Loudon County Confederate Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the brave men and women from the area that is now Loudon County who fought so gallantly during the War between the StatesMap (db m167261) WM
18Tennessee (Loudon County), Loudon — Loudon County Courthouse
Loudon County first named Christiana, was created in 1870 from portions of Roane, Monroe and Blount Counties. Construction of this building was begun soon afterwards, being built by Brothers, Ira N. Clarke and J. Wesley Clarke. National . . . Map (db m69425) HM
19Tennessee (Loudon County), Loudon — Loudon Railroad Bridge — Strategic Crossing
The covered wooden bridge of the East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad here on the Tennessee River was a strategically significant crossing for rail traffic between Richmond and Chattanooga. The Confederacy especially relied on the railroad for troop . . . Map (db m82222) HM
20Tennessee (Loudon County), Loudon — 1E 77 — Railroad Trestle
This trestle, of high strategic value, was set on fire Sept. 2, 1863, by Gen. S. B. Buckner, C.S. A., in retiring south before the advance of Gen. Ambrose Burnside from Kingston. The Federals ran off a train from the south end Oct. 28, and the . . . Map (db m167257) HM
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21Tennessee (Loudon County), Loudon — Sgt. Mitchell W. Stout
Sgt. Mitchell W. Stout U.S. Army — Vietnam Khe Gio Bridge Republic of Vietnam 12 March 1970 Battery C, 1st Battalion 44th Artillery, Vietnam The President of the United States in the name of Congress takes pleasure in . . . Map (db m69430) HM WM
22Tennessee (Loudon County), Morganton — Morganton Crossing — Too Cold to Wade — Knoxville Campaign —
(preface) On November 4, 1863, to divert Federal forces from Chattanooga, Confederate Gen. James Longstreet led two reinforced divisions from the city to attack Union Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside’s garrison in Knoxville. Burnside confronted . . . Map (db m69381) HM
23Tennessee (Loudon County), Philadelphia — 1F 28 — Affair at Philadelphia — Oct. 20, 1863
Here, in the cavalry action following the Battle of Chickamauga, the Confederate cavalry regiments of Dibrell and Morrison attacked Wolford's cavalry brigade, captured 700 prisoners, 6 mountain howitzers, 50 wagons loaded with stores, 10 ambulances . . . Map (db m69421) HM
24Tennessee (Loudon County), Philadelphia — Battle of Philadelphia — Bivouac of Reconciliation
During the autumn of 1863, Union Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside's forces occupied Knoxville and much of the surrounding countryside. Philadelphia, a station on the East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad, was the southernmost Union-held town. Col. Frank . . . Map (db m82223) HM
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Dec. 8, 2022