Battle of Blue Springs

Battle of Blue Springs (HM1BH6)

Location: Mosheim, TN 37818 Greene County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 11.082', W 82° 55.986'

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October 10, 1863

On this site occurred the Battle of Blue Springs for possession of the East Tennessee Railroad. Federal IX Corps, under Gen. A.E. Burnside, defeated Confederate Gen. J.S. Williams' army of 1,700, which lost 66 killed and wounded and 150 prisoners. Battle line extended 2 miles. Williams reported Federals had 15,000 Union troops. Last major battle in upper East Tennessee.
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HM NumberHM1BH6
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Marker Number1C 72
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 1:36pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 326171 N 4006166
Decimal Degrees36.18470000, -82.93310000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 11.082', W 82° 55.986'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 11' 4.92" N, 82° 55' 59.16" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 69-99 W Andrew Johnson Hwy, Mosheim TN 37818, US
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