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

Charles B. Simonton

 
 
Charles B. Simonton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
1. Charles B. Simonton Marker
Inscription. A lifelong resident of Tipton County, Charles Bryson Simonton (1838-1911) was educated at Erskine College and, while serving as Captain, 9th Tennessee Infantry, C.S.A was wounded at the Battle of Perryville, Ky. He was an educator, lawyer, state legislator, Congressman, and U.S. District Attorney. This antebellum town house was his home for over 40 years.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 87.)
 
Location. 35° 33.465′ N, 89° 38.923′ W. Marker is in Covington, Tennessee, in Tipton County. Marker is at the intersection of West Sherrod Avenue and South College Street (Tennessee Route 59), on the left when traveling west 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); General Jacob Tipton (within shouting distance of this marker); Augustus Hill Garland (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thomas Goode (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox (approx. 0.4 miles
Charles B. Simonton Town House image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 19, 2014
2. Charles B. Simonton Town House
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.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 311 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on December 17, 2016.
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