Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Forts Dickerson and Stanley

Marker ID: THC 1E 74
Location: is on Chapman Hwy SW south of E Martin Mill Pike SE, Knoxville, TN
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 35° 56.962    W 083° 54.82
  35.94936666    -83.91366666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMKPPC


Fort Dickerson to the west and Fort Stanley to the east were the center two of four fortified heights held by the Federals south of the river during the siege of Knoxville, Nov. 17-Dec. 4, 1863. Maj. Gen. Jos. Wheeler C.S.A., made a vain effort to seize t


More information:
Wikipedia: Knoxville Campaign