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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 June 3, 2017
Blank A
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Nashville, Tennessee
For the hardy Civil War buff

In early 1862, Confederate forces fortified an island in the middle of the Mississippi River, in an... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2008
DyersburgTraveler
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Newbern, Tennessee
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Jun 3, 2017
“Well - the battle was important to the Union - but this is not really the location”
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Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

This was a little side trip and even though some are sad for what's missing, the monument and surrounding area still give insight to how the world changes.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed June 3, 2017

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

Date of experience: February 2017
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Reviewed July 31, 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 !

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank Henry P
Reviewed September 12, 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

Date of experience: August 2013
4  Thank jf158
Reviewed June 12, 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 January 28, 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

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