Tiptonville in Lake County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
General Clifton Bledsoe Cates
1893 - 1970
—United States Marine Corps —
Erected by General Cates Memorial Committee.
Location. 36° 21.993′ N, 89° 25.995′ W. Marker is in Tiptonville, Tennessee, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake Drive (Tennessee Route 21) and American Legion Loop, on the right when traveling north on Lake Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2390 Hwy 21, Tiptonville TN 38079, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Reelfoot Lake (approx. ¼ mile away); Tiptonville Presbyterian Church (approx. 2½ miles away); a different marker also named General Clifton Bledsoe Cates (approx. 2.9 miles away); Capture of Island No. 10 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Confederate Burials (approx. 5.3 miles away); Confederate Forts & Batteries (approx. 5.9 miles away); a different marker also named Capture of Island No. 10 (approx. 5.9 miles away); New Madrid Earthquake (approx. 11.7 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tiptonville.
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Categories. • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 23 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on February 9, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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