An Unexpected GuestCollierville's location on the Memphis and Charleston Railroad made it strategically important throughout the Civil War. Frequently occupied by Union forces, the town found itself in the gun sights of Confederate cavalrymen intent on severing Federal lines of communication and supply.
|Series||This marker is part of the Tennessee: Tennessee Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Tennessee Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 5:21am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 256755 N 3881135|
|Decimal Degrees||35.04365000, -89.66673333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 2.619', W 89° 40.004'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 2' 37.14" N, 89° 40' 0.24" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||901, 662|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 135 Walnut St, Collierville TN 38017, US|
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