Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Fort Dickerson

Marker ID: THC 1E 79
Location: on Chapman Highway SE north of Woodlawn Pike SE, Knoxville, TN
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 35° 56.709    W 083° 54.734
  35.94515    -83.91223333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMKP8W


This Federal work was a major factor in the defense of Knoxville against Lt. Gen. Longstreet's assault in November, 1863. The fort and neighboring hills were manned by the 2nd Brigade(Cameron), 3rd Div., XXIII Corps, which repulsed by fire Wheeler's Cava


More information:
Wikipedia: Knoxville Campaign