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Civil War Post Office

Jefferson Ave., Memphis, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 8' 47.78268", -90° 2' 57.621228"
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On June 5, 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.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
    Related Themes: C.S.A., Confederate States of America, Confederacy, Union States
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