Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Robert Reynolds

Marker ID: THC 1E 30
Location: U.S. 11 & 70, Knox County, 1.5 miles west of Bearden
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 35° 55.912    W 084° 00.550
  35.93186666    -84.00916666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMNM3H


Major Robert Bannon Reynolds, veteran of the War with Mexico, built this house in 1848. During the War between the States, it was the command post of Confederate commander, Major Gen. James Longstreet, prior to his launching of the siege of Knoxville. Man