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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Linden, Tennessee
Location of Linden, Tennessee
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|Tennessee’s iron industry was strategically important to both North and South. Numerous furnaces supplied iron to foundries to manufacture munitions as well as armor for ironclad vessels. The fall of Forts Henry and Donelson in February 1862 opened . . . — — Map (db m74987) HM|
|Five miles southwest are ruins of the iron furnace built (1834) by Wallace Dixon on the Furnace Branch of Cedar Creek. It was rebuilt in 1846 and discontinued operation in 1862. — — Map (db m74988) HM|
|In memory of W. M. (Morg) Conder whose effort and energy helped make this bridge free of toll to all who pass.
W. M. (Morg) Conder was an energetic public spirited citizen of Linden, Tennessee, who served in the House of Representatives of . . . — — Map (db m63129)|
Established 1843; named in honor of
Captain in the Army of the United States and one time secretary to President Jefferson. Later, co-commander of the Lewis & Clark Expedition to the Pacific Northwest. . . . — — Map (db m148455) HM|
|To control shipping and military traffic along the Tennessee River, Union forces moved into this region in 1862. Naval gunboats sought to cut vital Confederate supply links to West Tennessee and the Deep South. Confederate cavalry detachments . . . — — Map (db m75003) HM|