Historic Markers Across Tennessee



"The Old Red Fox"



Marker ID: THC 1A 85
Location: TN 67, Carter County, at Doe River, north of Valley Forge
County: Carter
Coordinates: N 36° 18.427    W 082° 11.614
  36.30711666    -82.19356666
Waymark: WMW1D2
 



Text:

At Valley Forge, Dan Ellis usually assembled recruits for Federal regiments whom he guided over obscure mountain trails to Kentucky, while East Tennessee was under Confederate control. Born 1827, and a veteran of the Mexican War, he was subsequently Captain of Co. "A," 13th Tennessee Cavalry, USA. He died in 1907 and is buried in the family cemetery 14th District.


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Elizabethton Star - Mysteriously missing historical markers sought