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

General Jacob Tipton

 
 
General Jacob Tipton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
1. General Jacob Tipton Marker
Inscription. Jacob Tipton b. Nov. 5, 1790 in Washington County, N.C., d. Sept. 17, 1837 near Covington, Tn. Married in 1818 to Lorina Taylor (1800-1874). Served in the War of 1812 as an Ensign, 2nd and 1st Lt. in the 1st Regt. Rifle Corps. Once the Register in the East Tn. Land Office and Brig. Gen. 14th Regt. of the Tn. Militia. Surveyor of the 11th District in West Tn.
 
Erected 1989 by The Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Tennessee-L.J. Shaw, State President.
 
Location. 35° 33.468′ N, 89° 38.952′ W. Marker is in Covington, Tennessee, in Tipton County. Marker is on West Sherrod Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Covington TN 38019, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Site of Byars-Hall High School (a few steps from this marker); Charles B. Simonton (within shouting distance of this marker); Augustus Hill Garland (approx. mile away); Thomas Goode (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tipton County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tipton County in the Civil War (approx. half a mile away); Joe Brown Bivouac, U.C.V. (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Covington.
 
Categories. PoliticsWar of 1812
 
General Jacob Tipton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
2. General Jacob Tipton Marker
 
 
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