Battle Of Chewalla

Battle Of Chewalla (HM167U)

Location: Ramer, TN 38367 McNairy County
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N 35° 0.231', W 88° 38.993'

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October 3, 1862

General Earl Van Dorn and his Confederate troops, marching to Corinth, crossed the Tuscumbia River and camped here on October 2, 1862. At dawn on October 3, they came in on Chewalla Road and pushed the Federals back south into Corinth. Van Dorn's troops returned on October 4 with General John S. Bowen's brigade furnishing rear guard against the pursuing Federals at Young's Bridge on October 5.
HM NumberHM167U
Marker Number4C 38
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 9:10am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 349445 N 3874713
Decimal Degrees35.00385000, -88.64988333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 0.231', W 88° 38.993'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 0' 13.86" N, 88° 38' 59.58" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 735-845 Wenasoga Rd, Ramer TN 38367, US
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