Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Confederate Burials

Marker ID: THC 4B 25
Location: in front of the Jones Chapel Church of Christ on Tennessee Route 22, Tiptonville TN
County: Lake
Coordinates: N 36° 26.08    W 089° 28.666
  36.43466666    -89.47776666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMGN2G


In this cemetery, following the siege and capture of Madrid Bend and Island No. 10, about 75 Confederate dead were interred. Others were buried on the island itself. Channel changes have now joined the island to Missouri.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.