Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Battle of Dandridge ~ Dec. 24, 1863

Marker ID: THC 1C 49
Location: across from the Jefferson County Dept. of Education on Tennessee Route 92, Dandridge, TN
County: Jefferson
Coordinates: N 36° 0.97    W 083° 24.927
  36.01616666    -83.41545
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM5AAJ


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.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.