Affair at Philadelphia

Affair at Philadelphia (HM1BCY)

Location: Sweetwater, TN 37874 Loudon County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 40.654', W 84° 24.222'

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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 and a quantity of horses and mules. The Federal survivors fled to Loudon. Personnel casualties were small.
Marker Number1F 28
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 2:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 734973 N 3951293
Decimal Degrees35.67756667, -84.40370000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 40.654', W 84° 24.222'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 40' 39.24" N, 84° 24' 13.32" W
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Area Code(s)423, 865
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800 Church St, Sweetwater TN 37874, US
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