Near Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Large Oak Tree
Battle of Salem Cemetery
—CSA: 1861-1865 —
Location. 35° 37.797′ N, 88° 45.896′ W. Marker is near Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is on Cotton Grove Road 0.4 miles north of North Parkway East/Paul Coffman Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The monument is at Tour Stop 2 of the Battle of Salem Cemetery Driving Tour brochure available at nearby Old Salem Cemetery. It has a small roadside parking area. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson TN 38305, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Unknown Sentry Stands Guard (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Salem Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Battle of Salem Cemetery (about 400 feet away); Jones' Anglewood (approx. 1½ miles away); John Luther Jones (approx. 2.3 miles away); Adam Huntsman Lane College (approx. 2.4 miles away); Merry High School (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Regarding Large Oak Tree. The large oak tree was located on the other side of the road at the time of the battle, but since then the road alignment has changed.
Also see . . . Salem Cemetery Battlefield Association. Information and maps about the Battle of Salem Cemetery. (Submitted on April 7, 2015, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2015, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 303 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 7, 2015, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.