Fort Byington Historical

Fort Byington Historical (HM1X5K)

Location: Knoxville, TN 37916 Knox County
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N 35° 57.47', W 83° 55.699'

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"The Hill", dear to University of Tennessee alumni, was protected by a battery of Federal cannon and a brigade of infantry during Longstreet's siege of Knoxville, in Nov., 1863. A line of entrenchments ran across the west and south slopes of the hill, connecting Fort Sanders and Second Creek.
HM NumberHM1X5K
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 235901 N 3983236
Decimal Degrees35.95783333, -83.92831667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 57.47', W 83° 55.699'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 57' 28.2" N, 83° 55' 41.94" W
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Area Code(s)865
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800-828 Phillip Fulmer Way, Knoxville TN 37916, US
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