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Nutbush, Memphis

Nutbush, Memphis

Nutbush is a long-standing neighborhood in northeastern Memphis, Tennessee.

Even though Nutbush has expanded it remains a relatively small area with modestly sized houses.

Geography

It is bordered by the CSX railroad to the north; Graham Street to the east; Bayliss Street to the south, and New Highland Street to the west. Nutbush is adjacent to the city's Berclair neighborhood.

National Cemetery

The Memphis National Cemetery is located in Nutbush, Memphis. On 44.2 acres (0.18 km2), the cemetery had 42,184 interments at the end of 2007.

Several battlefield cemeteries from the American Civil War era were tranferred to Memphis and many of the dead from the steamboat Sultana explosion on April 26, 1865 were buried in Memphis National Cemetery.

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