Battle of Snow Hill - Dowelltown TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 36° 00.318 W 085° 55.650
16S E 596657 N 3985068
Quick Description: On April 3, 1863, two Union brigades under Gen. Stanley advanced to this position to battle a Confederate Division commanded by Col. Gano of Morgan's Cavalry ½ mile east on Snow Hill.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 5/22/2020 5:03:32 PM
Waymark Code: WM12GA4
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
Battle of Snow Hill-On April 3, 1863, two Union brigades under Gen. Stanley advanced to this position to battle a Confederate Division commanded by Col. Gano of Morgan's Cavalry ½ mile east on Snow Hill. Union wounded were taken to the Williams house 300 yards to the east. Union dead were buried 300 yards northeast in unmarked graves. Confederate dead were buried near the Methodist Church 4 miles east in unmarked graves. Stone breastworks used by the Confederates are still present at the foot of Snow Hill.

Location: Marker is in Dowelltown, Tennessee, in Dekalb County. Memorial is at the intersection of Nashville Highway (U.S. 70) and Old Dry Creek Road, on the right when traveling east on Nashville Highway. Dowelltown TN 37059
Marker Name: Battle of Snow Hill

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Highway

Marker Number: 2D 29

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission


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