General James Longstreet established his headquarters in the Nenney Homestead in Russellville, TN during the harsh winter of 1863 - 1864. Today, visitors can explore the actual historic home showcasing an authentic Civil War era communications center complete with a Civil War telegraph and period furnishings. A walk through the General Longstreet Museum will put you at the heart of the strategic efforts of James Lonsgstreet, one of the most powerful generals in all of the Confederacy.
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The General Longstreet Museum is located at 5915 East Andrew Johnson Highway (Hwy US 11-E) in Russellville, TN. Interstate 81 Morristown - Exit #8. Turn toward Morristown on US Highway 25, Travel 6 Miles to Exit 2-A, the Morristown, Highway 11-E and Morris Blvd. Exit. Turn right on Morris Blvd and travel 4 miles until Morris Blvd ends at East Andrew Johnson Highway. Turn right on East Andrew Johnson Highway, and the General Longstreet Museum is 300 yards on the left. From Morristown and Jefferson County, take Andrew Johnson Highway - Highway 11-E to the General Longstreet Museum. Bean Station and points North, take US Highway 25 to Morristown, Exit left (east) onto East Andrew Johnson Highway - Highway 11-E. Travel 4 miles to Museum.