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
Waymark: WMNFYG
 



Text:

"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.