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

Unknown Sentry Stands Guard

 
 
Unknown Sentry Stands Guard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 21, 2014
1. Unknown Sentry Stands Guard Marker
Inscription. This unknown sentry stands guard over hallow ground in honor to the brave American soldiers who fought and breathed their last in mortal battle Dec. 19, 1862. Sponsored by Salem Cemetery Battlefield Assn. and the family of Civil War vet., Pvt. Smith C. Kirby, 7th TN. Cavalry U.S., IV Great Grandfather of John Dichiara from Finger, TN
 
Erected 2002 by Salem Cemetery Battlefield Assn and others.
 
Location. 35° 37.782′ N, 88° 45.936′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is on Cotton Grove Road. Touch for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the Salem Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson TN 38305, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Battle of Salem Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Salem Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Large Oak Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Jones' Anglewood (approx. 1 miles away); John Luther Jones (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lane College
Unknown Sentry Stands Guard image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 21, 2014
2. Unknown Sentry Stands Guard
(approx. 2.3 miles away); Adam Huntsman (approx. 2.3 miles away); Merry High School (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Unknown Sentry Stands Guard image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 21, 2014
3. Unknown Sentry Stands Guard
This sentry is located in the Salem Battlefield Ground Zero Pavillion
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 27, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 322 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 27, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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