West Wing of Federal Lines Historical

West Wing of Federal Lines Historical (HM1X5J)

Location: Knoxville, TN 37916 Knox County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 57.134', W 83° 55.429'

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The west wing of Burnside's entrenchments in the Federal defense of Knoxville, Nov. 17 - Dec. 4, 1863 was anchored here on the river. His line ran northeast to the site of Melrose Hall, University of Tennessee, then north to Ft. Sanders (17th St. and Laurel Ave.), where the Confederate assault was make Nov. 29. Longstreet's picket line ended about 1200 yards west of here.
HM NumberHM1X5J
Placed ByTennesse Historical Commission
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Date Added Tuesday, March 7th, 2017 at 9:02am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 236288 N 3982602
Decimal Degrees35.95223333, -83.92381667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 57.134', W 83° 55.429'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 57' 8.04" N, 83° 55' 25.74" W
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Area Code(s)865
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Neyland Greenway, Knoxville TN 37916, US
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