Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Memphis National Cemetery
With unflinching bravery they fought the bloody battles of the great Civil War for Union and Liberty. Upon them therefore, a grateful State bestows the crown of undying affection and the Laurel of Victory.
Erected 1929 by State of Illinois.
Location. 35° 10.489′ N, 89° 56.338′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Townes Avenue and Jackson Avenue (Tennessee Route 14), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in the Memphis National Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3568 Townes Avenue, Memphis TN 38122, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rose Garden (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); U.S. Colored Troops and the Battle of Fort Pillow / Remember Fort Pillow (about 700 feet away); Memphis National Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Eastland Presbyterian Church Raleigh Cemetery (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Memphis 13 / Springdale Elementary School (approx. 2.3 miles away); Rock of Ages Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); First Holiday Inn (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Also see . . . Memphis National Cemetery. U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (Submitted on December 14, 2012.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
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