Lookout Mountain Hero

Lookout Mountain Hero (HM2IUE)

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N 37° 41.847', W 83° 59.24'

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In that crucial battle of the Chattanooga campaign, Nov. 25, 1863, Capt. John C. Wilson and 5 others from Estill Co., of 8th Ky. Inf., answered call for volunteers to plant U.S. flag on Lookout Mtn. Reaching summit in sight of both armies, they planted their colors, made by Estill Co. women. Regiment followed, taking mountain. His grave Station Camp Cem., 4 mis S.W.
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed1963
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Tuesday, July 16th, 2019 at 11:05pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 236615 N 4176448
Decimal Degrees37.69745000, -83.98733333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 41.847', W 83° 59.24'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 41' 50.82" N, 83° 59' 14.4" W
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