Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Battle of Snow Hill

Marker ID: THC 2D 29
Location: U.S. 70, DeKalb County, at Dry Creek Road, east of Dowelltown, TN
County: DeKalb
Coordinates: N 36° 0.318    W 085° 55.65
  36.0053    -85.9275
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


On April 3, 1863, two Union brigades under Gen. Stanley advanced to this position to battle a Confederate Division commanded by Col. Gano of Morgan's Cavalry 1/2 mile east on Snow Hill. Union wounded were taken to the Williams house 300 yards to the east.