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Tom Leatherwood
Historical Markers of Shelby County

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1862 Post Office

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.