Camp Harris (1)

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Camp Harris (1) (1861-1863) - A Confederate U.S. Civil War training Camp established in 1861 near Estill Springs, Franklin County, Tennessee. Abandoned in 1863.

Camp Harris Marker

History of Camp Harris

Established in 1861 as a Confederate U.S. Civil War training camp in Estill Springs, Franklin County, Tennessee. Later became a fortified camp guarding railroad bridges over the Elk River.

Confederate General Braxton Bragg established a temporary command post here in June 1863 during his withdrawal to Chattanooga.

Abandoned in 1863.

Current Status

Marker on Tennessee Hwy 16. Some traces of the fortification are reported still to exist.


Location: Estill Springs, Franklin County, Tennessee. Map point is the marker.

Maps & Images

Lat: 35.25418 Long: -86.1209

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Visited: 29 Apr 2016


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