History Around YouThe Bledsoe County Courthouse in front of you stands on the site of the first courthouse, which was completed by 1821. During the Civil War, in August 1862, Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg led his Army of Tennessee north from Chattanooga to invade Kentucky. A Confederate veteran later stated that "General Bragg and his army used the ...courthouse as a hospital" in August and September.
|Placed By||Tennessee Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 664040 N 3941777|
|Decimal Degrees||35.60616667, -85.18896667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 36.37', W 85° 11.338'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 36' 22.2" N, 85° 11' 20.28" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3150 US-127, Pikeville TN 37367, US|
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