Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Battle of Blue Springs

Marker ID: THC 1C 72
Location: on W Andrew Johnson Hwy (US 11E) at Emerald Rd, Mosheim, TN
County: Greene
Coordinates: N 36° 11.088    W 082° 55.980
  36.1848    -82.933
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM637W


On this site occurred the Battle of Blue Springs for possession of the East Tennessee Railroad. Federal IX Corps, under Gen. A.E.Burnside, defeated Confederate Gen. J.S. Williams' army of 1,700, which lost 66 killed and wounded and 150 prisoners. Battle l