Blue Springs Encampments and Fortifications (NRIS 99000427)

Address: Address Restricted, Cleveland, Tennessee. County/parish: Bradley.

3 contributing sites.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places April 16, 1999.

Part of Civil War Historic and Historic Archeological Resources in Tennessee MPS (NRIS 64500598).

Also known as:

  • 121
  • 122
  • 140
  • 143
  • 40BY-120

From Wikipedia:

Blue Springs Encampments and Fortifications
Blue Springs Encampments and Fortifications is the site of a Civil War military encampment in Bradley County, Tennessee. Union Army forces commanded by General William Tecumseh Sherman camped at this location between October 1863 and April 1865. Entrenchments built on the crests of ridges overlooking the camps are still visible on the site. Stone reinforcements are present in some sections of the entrenchments.The property, which is now forest and farmland, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999. (read more...)

Architectural styles:

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National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/99000427

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