—Aug, 21, 1864 —In this locality, the highest in Memphis, a section (2 guns) of Forrest's artillery was emplaced under Lt. Sale, supporting his raid on Memphis. Fire was directed against Federals in buildings of the State Female College about 700 yards NE, until it was learned that women and children were also in the buildings.
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, April 14th, 2018 at 10:02am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 770178 N 3889495|
|Decimal Degrees||35.11208333, -90.03560000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 6.725', W 90° 2.136'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 6' 43.5" N, 90° 2' 8.16" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1267 Mississippi Blvd, Memphis TN 38106, US|
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