When the Veterans Came HomeThis single-room cabin was constructed about six miles east of here, the home of John Janeway and his wife, Gertrude. It is typical of such dwellings in Appalachian Tennessee. During the Civil War, Janeway join the fighting late, in June 1864, enlisting in the 14th Illinois Cavalry after encountering a group of Union soldiers on his was to Massengill Mill to deliver a load of corn. Only 17 years old, he changed his last name to January to keep his parents from finding him. He was captured during Gen. George Stoneman's raid on Macon, Georgia, and held in a Confederate prison before his release in December 1864.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Tennessee: Tennessee Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Tennesse Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, December 8th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 257069 N 4004286|
|Decimal Degrees||36.15290000, -83.70031667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 9.174', W 83° 42.019'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 9' 10.44" N, 83° 42' 1.14" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 240 Indian Ridge Rd, Blaine TN 37709, US|
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