Place:Fort Bledsoe, Sumner, Tennessee, United States

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NameFort Bledsoe
Alt namesBledsoe's Fort
TypeUnknown
Located inSumner, Tennessee, United States     (1780 - )

Fort Bledsoe was built by Isaac Bledsoe in 1780 in Sumner County, Tennessee. On the 9th of July 1793 Col. Isaac Bledsoe and several others were clearing a field for planting when a war party attacked. He was shot and mortally wounded, with the Indians scalping him while he was still alive near Fort Bledsoe.

Source: Find-A-Grave.com

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