Historic Markers Across Tennessee

East End of Federal Lines

Marker ID: THC 1E 84
Location: Knox County, in Knoxville, Riverside Drive and McCammon Avenue
County: Knox
Waymark: None


Burnside's eastern entrenchments in the defense of Knoxville, Nov. 17-Dec. 4, 1863, were anchored here on the river. His first line ran northeasterly through Isabella Circle on the hill above, thence 1300 yards to Fort Hill (Surrey Street and Saxton Avenu