Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Affair at Philadelphia ~ Oct. 20, 1863

Marker ID: THC 1F 28
Location: U.S. 11, Loudon County, in Philadelphia
County: Loudon
Waymark: None


Here, in the cavalry action following the battle of Chickamauga the Confederate cavalry regiments of Dibrell and Morrison attacked Wolford's cavalry brigade, captured 700 prisoners, six mountain howitzers, 50 wagons loaded with stores, 10 ambulances and a quantity of horses and mules. The Federal survivors fled to Loudon. Personnel casualties were small.