Knoxville Driving Tour, the Siege of Knoxville & Battle of Fort Sanders | Tennessee Vacation

Knoxville Driving Tour, the Siege of Knoxville & Battle of Fort Sanders

Address: 
900 Volunteer Landing
Knoxville, TN 37915
Phone: 
(800) 727-8045

Tour features sites relating to the Nov. 1863, attempt by Confederate General James Longstreet to capture Knoxville and the army of Union General Ambrose E. Burnside.  Some of the sites include: Longstreet’s headquarters, Fort Dickerson, cemeteries, hospitals, site of mortal wounding of Union General William P. Sanders, and the site of the unsuccessful Confederate attack on Fort Sanders.  Brochures by the Knoxville Civil War Roundtable are available at the Knoxville Visitors Center.


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