Execution of the "Bridge-Burners" Historical

Execution of the "Bridge-Burners" Historical (HM1VU9)

Location: Mosheim, TN 37818 Greene County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 12.558', W 83° 0.848'

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During a five-week period in late 1861, five pro-Union men from the Pottertown community were hanged by Confederate authorities. This was in retaliation for the destruction of the East Tennessee and Virginian railroad bridge over Lick Creek, approximately three miles southwest. Henry Fry and Jacob M. Hinshaw were hanged at Greeneville. Jacob and Henry Harmon, father and son, and C.A. Haun died on the gallows at Knoxville.
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HM NumberHM1VU9
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Placed ByTennesse Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, November 21st, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 318940 N 4009043
Decimal Degrees36.20930000, -83.01413333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 12.558', W 83° 0.848'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 12' 33.48" N, 83° 0' 50.88" W
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Area Code(s)423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11579-11609 TN-34, Mosheim TN 37818, US
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