Dresden in Weakley County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Weakley County Tennessee Confederate Memorial
of Weakley County,
Weakley County Confederate soldiers participated in all the western battles among which are: Belmont, Donaldson, Shiloh, Perryville, Murfreesboro, Chickamauga, Missionary Ridge, Resaca, Kennesaw Mountain, Atlanta, Okalona, Guntown, Harrisburg, Franklin, Nashville, and Bentonville.
Furl that banner,
true ‘tis gory
yet ‘tis wreathed
around with Glory,
and ‘twill live in
song and story,
though its folds
are in the dust.
Weakley County furnished three companies of the 1st and one company each of the 9th, 15th, 27th, 33rd, and 51st Tenn. 9th Infantry regiments, four companies of cavalry and numbers of soldiers to other companies in the Confederate Service.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 36° 17.514′ N, 88° 42.522′ W. Marker is in Dresden, Tennessee, in Weakley County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Main Street (State Highway 89) and North Poplar Street, on the left when traveling east on West Main Street. Monument Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 West Main Street, Dresden TN 38225, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Weakley County (a few steps from this marker); New Salem Cumberland Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Janes Mill (approx. 6.8 miles away); The University of Tennessee at Martin (approx. 9.2 miles away); Civil War Skirmish (approx. 9.8 miles away); Bethel College (approx. 15.2 miles away); Harris-Collier-Holland Farm (approx. 15.3 miles away); James Monroe McKenzie (approx. 15.4 miles away).
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