Apr. 8. 1862Covered by Federal gunboats, Maj. Gen. John Pope landed part of his army of 25,000 on the west shore of Madrid Bend, outflanking Confederate defenses, causing abandonment of the island. Brig. Gen. W.W. Mackall, retreating south, finding himself cut off by gunboats and high water, surrendered the remnant of the Confederate force on the northern outskirts of Tiptonville.
|Marker Number||4B 24|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 277179 N 4028769|
|Decimal Degrees||36.37825000, -89.48396667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 22.695', W 89° 29.038'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 22' 41.70" N, 89° 29' 2.28" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-199 S Court St, Tiptonville TN 38079, US|
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