Affair at Travisville

Affair at Travisville (HM1ES1)

Location: Pall Mall, TN 38577 Pickett County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 35.045', W 84° 59.854'

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In the first military action in Tennessee during the Civil War, Union troops of the 1st Kentucky Cavalry and the Home Guards of Houstonville Cavalry attacked a Confederate encampment at Travisville on September 29, 1861. The 100 Confederate troops refused to surrender. After being fired upon and losing four men, the Confederates retreated into the surrounding hills.
HM NumberHM1ES1
Marker Number2C 17
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 5:30pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 679145 N 4050601
Decimal Degrees36.58408333, -84.99756667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 35.045', W 84° 59.854'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 35' 2.70" N, 84° 59' 51.24" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3416 Caney Creek Rd, Pall Mall TN 38577, US
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