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Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

General Ulysses S. Grant

 
 
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By Ken Smith, June 30, 2013
1. General Ulysses S. Grant Marker
Inscription.  Headquarters in 1862 for General Grant until skirmishes in the area led his troops to the Battle of Shiloh.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #18 Ulysses S. Grant series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1862.
 
Location. 35° 36.84′ N, 88° 48.699′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Main Street and Walden Street, on the right when traveling east. This marker is in a small park, on right just past railroad tracks. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 538 E Main Street, Jackson TN 38301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Butler Race Track c. 1825 / Memphis Conference Female Institute 1843-1923 (approx. ¼ mile away); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jackson's First Free Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Occupation of Jackson (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War I Memorial Fountain
General Ulysses S. Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 30, 2013
2. General Ulysses S. Grant Marker
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); Lynching in Madison County / Lynching in America (approx. 0.4 miles away); Madison County World War I Memorial Fountain (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 30, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 527 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 30, 2013, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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