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Dyersburg in Dyer County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Otho French Strahl

 
 
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Photographed By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
1. Otho French Strahl Marker
Inscription.  Born in Ohio, he came to Dyersburg and practiced law before secession. In 1861 he raised here a company of the 4th Tenn. Infantry for the Confederacy. Winning successive promotion to the grade of brigadier general, he was killed leading his brigade at the Battle of Franklin, Nov. 30, 1864. He is buried here.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4B 10.)
 
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. A significant historical date for this entry is October 30, 1813.
 
Location. 36° 1.904′ N, 89° 22.66′ W. Marker is in Dyersburg, Tennessee, in Dyer County. Marker is on East Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 708 East Court Street, Dyersburg TN 38024, 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. Dyer County in the War (approx. half a mile away); First United Methodist Church, Dyersburg (approx. half a mile away); Mrs. Rosa M. Parks (approx. 2.1 miles away); William Nash (approx.
Otho French Strahl Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
2. Otho French Strahl Marker
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5.7 miles away); Dyer County / Lauderdale County (approx. 6.1 miles away); Key Corner (approx. 8.2 miles away); Dyersburg Army Airfield (approx. 9.3 miles away); Parks Cemetery Ridge Memorial Plaza (approx. 15.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dyersburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 440 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 3, 2022