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Covington in Tipton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox

 
 
Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
1. Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox Marker
Inscription. West Point graduate, Seminole and Mexican Indian Wars soldier, instructor of infantry tactics at West Point, Major General in the Confederate Army, and chief of the Railroad Division of the General Land Office under President Grover Cleveland. Wilcox was born in Waynesboro, North Carolina in 1824. He settled in Tipton County in 1826 and lived in Covington until 1842. He died in Washington, D.C., in 1890, and is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery there.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 78.)
 
Location. 35° 33.773′ N, 89° 39.008′ W. Marker is in Covington, Tennessee, in Tipton County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 51 and West Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 51. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 291 TN 51, Covington TN 38019, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Goode (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tipton County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tipton County in the Civil War (approx. mile away); Augustus Hill Garland (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Jacob Tipton
Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
2. Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); The Site of Byars-Hall High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Charles B. Simonton (approx. 0.4 miles away); Joe Brown Bivouac, U.C.V. (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Covington.
 
Categories. War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 326 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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