Confederate Memorial HallBleak House, the home of Robert Houston Armstrong and Louisa Franklin Armstrong, is an Italianate-style mansion completed in 1858. During the Siege and Battle of Knoxville, November 17-December 4, 1863, the house was Confederate Gen. James Longstreet's headquarters. A sharpshooter unit, "The Elite Twenty," occupied the house's second-floor east-facing windows, as well as the tower. They were armed with British Whitworth rifles, accurate to about 1,500 yards.
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 233351 N 3982421|
|Decimal Degrees||35.94980000, -83.95628333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 56.988', W 83° 57.377'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 56' 59.28" N, 83° 57' 22.62" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2720-3316 Lee Highway, Knoxville TN 37919, US|
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