Large Oak Tree

Large Oak Tree (HM1JXH)

Location: Jackson, TN 38305 Madison County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 37.797', W 88° 45.896'

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Battle of Salem Cemetery

— CSA: 1861-1865 —

It was at this point on December 19, 1862, that Colonel Engelmann (US) ambushed a column of Forrest's Cavalry (CS). They were forced to retreat out of rifle range after suffering a substantial loss. Their artillery was brought up and shelled the Federals until they withdrew.
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HM NumberHM1JXH
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Date Added Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 340182 N 3944339
Decimal Degrees35.62995000, -88.76493333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 37.797', W 88° 45.896'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 37' 47.82" N, 88° 45' 53.76" W
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Area Code(s)731
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-160 Cotton Grove Rd, Jackson TN 38305, US
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