Aug. 21, 1864Maj. Gen. C.C. Washburn, Federal commander in Memphis, lived in a house which stood here at the time of Gen. Forrest's dawn raid. He escaped capture by decamping through the back door in his night clothes. His uniform and sword seized by raiders under Lt. Col. Jesse Forrest, were returned next day under flag of truce.
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, March 22nd, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||15S E 768771 N 3892812|
|Decimal Degrees||35.14233333, -90.04993333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 8.54', W 90° 2.996'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 8' 32.4" N, 90° 2' 59.76" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 200 Union Ave, Memphis TN 38103, US|
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