Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Longstreet's Headquarters

Marker ID: THC 1E 66
Location: Knox County, in Knoxville, UDC Museum, Kingston Pike
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 35° 57.001    W 083° 57.380
  35.95001666    -83.95633333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMNFYG


"Bleak House," the home of Robert Houston Armstrong, was used as the headquarters of Lt. Gen. James Longstreet and Major Gen. Lafayette McLaws, CSA, during the siege of Knoxville, November, 1863.