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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|Date Added||Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 at 9:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 340182 N 3944339|
|Decimal Degrees||35.62995000, -88.76493333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 37.797', W 88° 45.896'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 37' 47.82" N, 88° 45' 53.76" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2-160 Cotton Grove Rd, Jackson TN 38305, US|
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