Battle of Snow Hill

Battle of Snow Hill (HM1ETG)

Location: Dowelltown, TN 37059 Dekalb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 0.318', W 85° 55.65'

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On April 3, 1863, two Union brigades under Gen. Stanley advanced to this position to battle a Confederate Division commanded by Col. Gano of Morgan's Cavalry ½ mile east on Snow Hill. Union wounded were taken to the Williams house 300 yards to the east. Union dead were buried 300 yards northeast in unmarked graves. Confederate dead were buried near the Methodist Church 4 miles east in unmarked graves. Stone breastworks used by the Confederates are still present at the foot of Snow Hill.
Marker Number2D 29
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 2:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 596657 N 3985068
Decimal Degrees36.00530000, -85.92750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 0.318', W 85° 55.65'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 0' 19.08" N, 85° 55' 39.00" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 154-198 Old Dry Creek Rd, Dowelltown TN 37059, US
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