Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
N. B. Forrest Camp 215 Sons of Confederate Veterans
Over the years, many prominent area civic and religious leaders have been members of the camp. SCV national headquarters was located in Memphis from 1910 through 1913, and during this time camp membership rose to 700, making it the largest SCV camp in the United States. Beginning in 1901, Camp 215 helped
Erected 2004 by N.B Forrest Camp 215, Sons of Confederate Veterans.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
Location. 35° 8.33′ N, 90° 2.1′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Union Avenue (U.S. 51) west of Dunlap Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 799 Madison Avenue, Memphis TN 38103, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nathan Bedford Forrest III, Airman (within shouting distance of this marker); Nathan Bedford Forrest (within shouting distance of this marker); Memphis City Hospital (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benjamin Franklin Booth (about 700 feet away); Elvis Presley and Sun Records / Sun Records (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lowenstein Mansion (approx. ¼ mile away); The First Railroad in West Tennessee (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Commercial Appeal / Publishing Locations (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Memphis.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 13, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 756 times since then and 83 times this year. Last updated on May 3, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 13, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.