Confederate ScoutRutherford County native DeWitt Smith Jobe was a member of Capt. Henry B. Shaw's Coleman's Scouts, a Confederate cavalry unit and spy network that served the Army of Tennessee. The men operated behind Union lines, remaining out of sight in the daytime and traveling at night. After obtaining intelligence about Federal plans and movement, the Scouts forwarded their reports to army headquarters by courier.
|Series||This marker is part of the Tennessee: Tennessee Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Tennessee Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 4:00pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 543319 N 3982043|
|Decimal Degrees||35.98186667, -86.51946667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 58.912', W 86° 31.168'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 58' 54.72" N, 86° 31' 10.08" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||615, 931|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 166-168 Front St, Smyrna TN 37167, US|
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