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Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Memphis National Cemetery

 
 
Memphis National Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 10, 2010
1. Memphis National Cemetery Marker
Inscription. This National Cemetery has been listed in The National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1996
 
Location. 35° 10.435′ N, 89° 56.461′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Townes Avenue. Touch for map. The marker is at the main gate at the entrance to the cemetery below the large name plate. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3568 Townes Avenue, Memphis TN 38122, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rose Garden (within shouting distance of this marker); Illinois Monument (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Eastland Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Memphis 13 / Springdale Elementary School (approx. 2.2 miles away); Raleigh Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Overton Park (approx. 3 miles away); Southwestern Alumni World War II Memorial (approx. 3 miles away); Fargason Fields (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Memphis National Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 10, 2010
2. Memphis National Cemetery Marker
James H. Robinson-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 10, 2010
3. James H. Robinson-Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient grave marker
He is buried in Memphis National Cemetery, Section H, site 4131. His Medal of Honor information and citation is: ROBINSON, JAMES H. Rank and organization: Private, Company B, 3d Michigan Cavalry Place and date: At Brownsville, Ark., 27 January 1865 Entered service at: Victor, Mich. Date of issue: 4 April 1865 Citation: Successfully defended himself, single-handed against 7 guerrillas, killing the leader (Capt. W. C. Stephenson) and driving off the remainder of the party.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 29, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 29, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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