October 10, 1863On 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.
|Marker Number||1C 72|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 1:36pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 326171 N 4006166|
|Decimal Degrees||36.18470000, -82.93310000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 11.082', W 82° 55.986'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 11' 4.92" N, 82° 55' 59.16" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 69-99 W Andrew Johnson Hwy, Mosheim TN 37818, US|
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