Battle of Dandridge

Battle of Dandridge (HMITG)

Location: Dandridge, TN 37725 Jefferson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 0.97', W 83° 24.927'

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Dec. 24, 1863

A critical point in the bitter cavalry actions during Longstreet's withdrawal to winter quarters near Morristown. The 1st Brig., 1st Cav. Div., Army of the Cumberland, coming from the NW through Dandridge, was attached at Hays' Ferry, four mi. NE, by Confederates of Russell's Brig., and driven back through Dandridge to New Market, 12 mi. NW. The Federals lost a gun and caisson, with minor personal casualties.
Marker Number1C49
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 8:41pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 282325 N 3988440
Decimal Degrees36.01616667, -83.41545000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 0.97', W 83° 24.927'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 0' 58.20" N, 83° 24' 55.62" W
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Area Code(s)865
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1208-1214 Gay St, Dandridge TN 37725, US
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