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Weakley County Tennessee Historical Markers

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By Ken Smith, May 2, 2009
Weakley County Courthouse
Tennessee (Weakley County), Dresden — 4A 39 — Weakley County
Weakley County was established Oct. 21, 1823, and named for Robert Weakley, then Speaker of the State Senate. In 1825, John Terrell gave 39 acres for the county seat. Martin Lawler, Richard Ridgeway, John R. Shultz, Perry Vincent, and Mears Warner, . . . — Map (db m83162) HM
Tennessee (Weakley County), Palmersville — 4A 44 — Civil War SkirmishMay 6, 1862
May 6, 1862: Col. Thomas Claiborne's Sixth Confederate Cavalry attacked and destroyed three companies of the Fifth Iowa Cavalry at Lockridge Mill about 1 mile north on the north Fork of the Obion River. The Fifth Iowa Cavalry was under the Command . . . — Map (db m127152) HM

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