Hangings at the DepotAfter Unionists burned several East Tennessee railroad bridges on November 9, 1861, Confederate engineer Colonel Danville Leadbetter soon arrived to rebuild the brides and capture the perpetrators. Later that month, his forces captured Henry Fry, Jacob Hinshaw, and Hugh Self and confined them in the Greenville jail. A court martial convicted them on the morning of November 30 and sentenced them to death. Self's sentence was commuted to imprisonment because he was only 16 years old.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Tennessee: Tennessee Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Tennessee Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 10:24pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 334828 N 4003850|
|Decimal Degrees||36.16535000, -82.83638333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 9.921', W 82° 50.183'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 9' 55.26" N, 82° 50' 10.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 300-398 W Depot St, Greeneville TN 37743, US|
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