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1862 Post Office

Adams Street, Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 8' 51.119988", -90° 2' 58.079976"
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On June 6, 1862 Memphis surrendered to Federal gunboats. The only resistance by citizens occurred here as a shot was fired at the soldiers hoisting the U.S. flag over the post office.

Erected 1969 by Contributed by Memphis Sesquicentennial, Inc., 1969.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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