Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Longstreet's Crossing

Marker ID: THC 1E 76
Location: On Mulberry St. east of Grove St., Loudon, TN
County: Loudon
Coordinates: N 35° 44.497    W 084° 20.196
  35.74161666    -84.3366
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM281K


Lt. Gen. James Longstreet, C.S.A., in his drive for Knoxville crossed the Tennessee River at Huff's Ferry a half mile to the north on a pontoon bridge, Nov. 13-15, 1863. He thus eluded Federal force across the river on the east side of Loudon.

Tennessee Historical Commission