Confederate Cemetery & Monument

Address: Summer St. & Edwards St. Union City, TN 38261

This is the first memorial to honor unknown Confederate soldiers in the South, erected by local citizens just a few years after the end of the Civil War. These particular soldiers were led by General Nathan Bedford Forrest and were killed in a raid on the occupying Federal troops in Union City. The Confederates attacked the town’s railroad junction after destroying railroad tracks in several counties, attempting to disrupt union supply lines.

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City: Union City, TN
Subregion: West Tennessee

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