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Map of Grand Junction

Grand Junction

West Tennessee

Founded in 1854 Grand Junction got its name from the "Grand Junction" of the Memphis and the Charleston Mississippi Railroad Lines. These are the major North/South and East/West lines running thru Grand Junction. Grand Junction and its railroads were a much sought after prize during the Civil War; whomever controlled the railroads controlled the rest of West Tennessee. During the Civil War the Union Army held the city from the Confederate Army for approximately 3 years.

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