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

Pleasant Hill Cemetery

 
 
Pleasant Hill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, September 7, 2015
1. Pleasant Hill Cemetery Marker
Inscription. This cemetery, founded in 1853, grew up around the Brunswick Cumberland Presbyterian Church, which has since moved. During the Confederate War, the church building was used as a hospital, and 17 unknown Confederate soldiers who died there are buried in a nearby plot. Also buried there are many of the region's pioneers.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 51.)
 
Location. 35° 15.323′ N, 89° 46.367′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Brunswick Road north of Brunswick Farms Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4761 Brunswick Rd, Arlington TN 38002, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Davies Manor (approx. 2.9 miles away); Warren Chapel Pisgah Cemetery (approx. 3.7 miles away); Oak Grove Baptist Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Chambers Chapel United Methodist Church / Chambers Chapel Cemetery (approx. 5.1 miles away); St. Ann Catholic Church (approx. 5.4 miles away); Grey's Creek Baptist Church
Pleasant Hill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, September 7, 2015
2. Pleasant Hill Cemetery Marker
(approx. 6 miles away); Old Stagecoach Inn (approx. 6 miles away); Memphis's Civil War Sites (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
Additional comments.
1. Identical Marker Numbers
There is supposed to be another marker in the Memphis with the same Tennessee Historic Commission numbers 4E 51. It marks the stopping point of John James Audubon in Memphis. That marker is missing. Note To Editor only visible by Contributor and editor    
    — Submitted September 7, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee.

 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Confederate Soldier Memorial at Pleasant Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, September 7, 2015
3. Confederate Soldier Memorial at Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Memorial to 17 unknown Confederate soldiers buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, September 7, 2015
4. Memorial to 17 unknown Confederate soldiers buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery
This plot contains the remains of seventeen Confederate Soldiers of Price's Army names unknown removed from hospital in Memphis 1862 and died in a church that was converted into a hospital near this spot. Erected by Russell Jones
Pleasant Hill Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, September 7, 2015
5. Pleasant Hill Cemetery
Marker for the grave of an unknown soldier image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, September 7, 2015
6. Marker for the grave of an unknown soldier
Pleasant Hill Cemetery Home Made Grave Marker James Wooten, 1880's image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, September 7, 2015
7. Pleasant Hill Cemetery Home Made Grave Marker James Wooten, 1880's
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on September 7, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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