Federal Guns on Cemetery HillThis is where Union forces stood as they attacked Blountville on September 22, 1863, during a campaign to control the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad. On the day of the attack, the Confederates occupied Blountville while the Federal forces held the south bank of the Watauga River.
|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||Sunday, August 31st, 2014 at 7:42pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 380675 N 4043826|
|Decimal Degrees||36.53238333, -82.33293333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 31.943', W 82° 19.976'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 31' 56.58" N, 82° 19' 58.56" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 90-98 Blountville Cemetery Rd, Blountville TN 37617, US|
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