Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Battle of Kingsport



Marker ID:  
Location: intersection of Netherland Inn Road and Riverwoods Place, Kingsport, TN
County: Sullivan
Coordinates: N 36° 32.934    W 082° 36.732
  36.5489    -82.6122
Waymark: None
 



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Battle of Kingsport



On December 13, 1864 approx. 300
Confederate cavalrymen from 2nd Ky.
Cav. under Col. R. Morgan delayed the
advancing 5,500 Union cavalry under
Gen. Stoneman enroute to Saltville,
Va.. This monument is dedicated to
those brave Confederates and those
from East Tennessee who served
in defense of their Southern homeland.


1986 by John Singleton Mosby Camp No. 1409
Sons of Confederate Veterans.