Camp Blount

Camp Blount (HML9P)

Location: Fayetteville, TN 37334 Lincoln County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 8.167', W 86° 34'

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In September 1813 the Army of West Tennessee assembled at Camp Blount on the Elk River just north and east of these oaks. On October 7th, Major General Andrew Jackson arrived in Fayetteville to take command of the army which, included Sam Houston and David Crockett. "Old Hickory's" army marched south to Alabama and defeated the Creek Indians at the Battle of Horseshoe Bend which prevented the Creeks from aiding the British in the War of 1812.
HM NumberHML9P
Marker Number3G 41
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 7:32am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 539476 N 3888223
Decimal Degrees35.13611667, -86.56666667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.167', W 86° 34'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 10.02" N, 86° 34' 0.00" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1370-1390 Huntsville Hwy, Fayetteville TN 37334, US
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