Tiptonville in Lake County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Capture of Island No. 10
Apr. 8. 1862
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4B 24.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
Location. 36° 22.695′ N, 89° 29.038′ W. Marker is in Tiptonville, Tennessee, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street (Tennessee Route 21) and South Court Street, on the right when traveling east on Church Street. Located on the grounds of the county court house. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tiptonville TN 38079, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. General Clifton Bledsoe Cates (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct Tiptonville Presbyterian Church (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named General Clifton Bledsoe Cates (approx. 2.9 miles away); Reelfoot Lake (approx. 3 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps and Reelfoot Lake State Park (approx. 3 miles away); Confederate Burials (approx. 3.9 miles away); a different marker also named Capture of Island No. 10 (approx. 4˝ miles away); Confederate Forts & Batteries (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tiptonville.
Also see . . . The Capture of Island No. 10. Official reports of the battle. (Submitted on April 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,160 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.