Near Tiptonville in Lake County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Confederate Forts & Batteries
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4B 23.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 36° 26.609′ N, 89° 28.657′ W. Marker is near Tiptonville, Tennessee, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of New Markham Road and Route 22, on the right when traveling west on New Markham Road. Located at the town of Cates, north of Tiptonville. 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 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Capture of Island No. 10 (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Burials (approx. 0.6 miles Tiptonville Presbyterian Church (approx. 4½ miles away); a different marker also named Capture of Island No. 10 (approx. 4½ miles away); General Clifton Bledsoe Cates (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named General Clifton Bledsoe Cates (approx. 5.9 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps and Reelfoot Lake State Park (approx. 6.1 miles away); Reelfoot Lake (approx. 6.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tiptonville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on January 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,526 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.