John Porter McCown

John Porter McCown (HMB8I)

Location: Sevierville, TN 37862 Sevier County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 51.593', W 83° 33.999'

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Born 1/4 mi.SE, Aug. 19 1815. Graduate USMA, 1840. Brevetted captain at Cerro Gordo, Mexican War. Resigned 1861 for the Confederacy; rose to rank of major general. Commanded at New Madrid, Madrid Bend, Island No. 10 and later East Tenn. Dept Commanded division at Murfreesboro. After war, teacher and surveyor in Sevier Co. Died at Little Rock, Ark., Jan.2,1879.
HM NumberHMB8I
Marker Number1C 44
Placed ByTennessee Historical commission
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Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 4:17pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 268240 N 3971449
Decimal Degrees35.85988333, -83.56665000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 51.593', W 83° 33.999'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 51' 35.58" N, 83° 33' 59.94" W
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Area Code(s)865
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 648-684 Parkway, Sevierville TN 37862, US
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