Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Bridge Burners - Hangings at the Depot



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Location: 103 Loretta Street, Greeneville ,TN
County: Greene
Coordinates: N 36° 9.921    W 082° 50.183
  36.16535    -82.83638333
Waymark: None
 



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Bridge Burners
Hangings at the Depot


After Unionists burned several East Tennessee railroad bridges on November 9, 1861, Confederate engineer Colonel Danville Leadbetter soon arrived to rebuild the brides and capture t