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Battle of Island No. 10 Monument

Tenn. 22 approximately 5 miles north, Tiptonville, TN
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Well - the battle was important to the Union - but this is not really the location

The river has moved dozens of times since 1863 and the actual location washed away over 140 years... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Blank A
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Nashville, Tennessee
Confederate Historical marker

Interesting marker for a site that is no longer there. Not much to see, but does explain the... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2014
Henry P
,
Atoka, Tennessee
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3 weeks ago
“Well - the battle was important to the Union - but this is not really the location”
31 Jul 2014
“Confederate Historical marker”
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Tenn. 22 approximately 5 miles north, Tiptonville, TN
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The river has moved dozens of times since 1863 and the actual location washed away over 140 years ago. To experience the battle site nearest the actual location you need to drive across the river to Hayti, and drive north to New Madrid and visit...More

Thank Blank A
Reviewed 31 July 2014

Interesting marker for a site that is no longer there. Not much to see, but does explain the actions at Island # 10 during the Civil War !

Thank Henry P
Reviewed 12 September 2013

We wanted to see the Battle of Island No. 10 Monument based on the descriptions of websites that I've read which made it seem like it was a monument telling you the story of the sunken island while you are looking over the serene lake....More

4  Thank jf158
Reviewed 12 June 2012

Historic details are on plaques on a pier that extends over the river. Enjoy the view from out over the water.

2  Thank grouch0
Reviewed 28 January 2008

In early 1862, Confederate forces fortified an island in the middle of the Mississippi River, in an attempt to stop Union gunboats from proceeding south. The military action around what was called Island No. 10 (meaning the 10th river island south of the junction of...More

9  Thank DyersburgTraveler
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