Selmer in McNairy County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
McNairy County Confederate Veterans Memorial
Erected 1995 by the Battle of Shiloh Camp #1454 Sons of Confederate Veterans
Confederate Units formed in McNairy County
18th (Newsom's) Tenn. Cavalry Regt. Co. E, F, 2nd G and H
21st (Wilson's) Tenn Cavalry Regt. Co F.
13th Tenn. Infantry Regt. Co. F
27th Tenn. Infantry Regt. Co. B
31st Tenn. Infantry Regt. Co. B C and G.
39th (Avery's) Tenn. Infantry Regt. Co. G (became 2nd A, 42nd Tenn. Infantry Regt.)
154th Senior Tenn. Infantry Regt. Co. I.
This monument erected in honor of the gallant Confederate soldiers of McNairy County who fought and died and suffered during the War Between the States 1861-1865.
Sacred is the memory of the men and women of McNairy County for the sacrifices whey made in defending their homeland.
Nor shall your glory be forgotten.
Poor is a nation that has no heroes.
Shameful is a nation that has heroes and forgets them.
No nation can long survive without pride in its traditions.
Erected by Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 35° 10.251′ N, 88° 35.616′ W. Marker is in Selmer, Tennessee, in McNairy County. Memorial is at the intersection of Court Avenue (U.S. 45) and 4th Street, on the left when traveling north on Court Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Selmer TN 38375, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McNairy County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); In affectionate memory of the early settlers of McNairy County and the Town of Purdy (within shouting distance of this marker); Mobile & Ohio Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Trail of Tears (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Hurst Nation (approx. 4.3 miles away); Fielding Hurst and Purdy (approx. 5˝ miles away); Purdy (approx. 5.6 miles away); Approach to Shiloh (approx. 6˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Selmer.
More about this memorial. The monument is on the north side of the courtyard.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2020, by David Austin of Scotts Hill, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 10, 2020, by David Austin of Scotts Hill, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.