Salem Cemetery Battlefield

Address: 58 Cotton Grove Rd. Jackson, TN 38305 Phone: (731) 424-1279
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Take Exit #85 S. Follow signs approx. 6 mi. to Battlesite off I-40.

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A self-guided tour amid the monuments honoring Union and Confederate soldiers killed in the December 19, 1862 battle near Jackson. Approximately 1,000 soldiers were engaged in the battle between General Forrest's cavalry and Union troops. Welcome Center, three tour stops, battle map inlay, five monuments and historical cemetery with reference to David Crockett.


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Take Exit #85 S. Follow signs approx. 6 mi. to Battlesite off I-40.

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City: Jackson, TN
Region: West Tennessee
Subregion: Southwest

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