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Near Tiptonville in Lake County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Burials

 
 
Confederate Burials Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 17, 2009
1. Confederate Burials Marker
Inscription. In this cemetery, following the siege and capture of Madrid Bend and Island No. 10, about 75 Confederate dead were interred. Others were buried on the island itself. Channel changes have now joined the island to Missouri.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4B 25.)
 
Location. 36° 26.08′ N, 89° 28.666′ W. Marker is near Tiptonville, Tennessee, in Lake County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 22, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located in front of the Jones Chapel Church of Christ. Marker is in this post office area: Tiptonville TN 38079, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Capture of Island No. 10 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Confederate Forts & Batteries (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tiptonville Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Capture of Island No. 10 (approx. 3.9 miles away); General Clifton Bledsoe Cates (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named General Clifton Bledsoe Cates (approx. 5.3 miles away); Reelfoot Lake (approx. 5.6 miles away); New Madrid Earthquake (approx. 9.6 miles away in Kentucky). Click for a list of all markers in Tiptonville.
 
Also see . . .
Confederate Burials Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 17, 2009
2. Confederate Burials Marker
 Jones Cemetery. Page detailing the burials in the cemetery. (Submitted on April 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Memorial in Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 17, 2009
3. Memorial in Cemetery
In memory of the boys in gray who gave
their all for the Confederate cause
at the Battle of Island Number 10
in April 1862
erected by Lake County Tenn 200 Committee, 1996
The Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 17, 2009
4. The Church Cemetery
The memorial stone is in the far southeast corner of the cemetery, in the back of the cemetery in this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,401 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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