A Final Resting PlaceThe city of Lebanon purchased the land for this beautiful cemetery in 1846. Beneath its trees lie more than 150 soldiers who served in the Confederate army during the Civil War, including many Wilson County men who enlisted in the 7th Tennessee Infantry. The focal point of Cedar Grove Cemetery is the Confederate Monument, which was erected on July 27, 1899. The eighteen-foot-tall memorial features a statue of an infantry man standing with his rifle at parade rest. A large crowd gathered to hear Tennessee governor Benton Macmillan and several other speakers pay tribute to the qualities, struggles, and triumphs of the Southern soldier.
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|Series||This marker is part of the Tennessee: Tennessee Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||Tennessee Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, December 1st, 2016 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 562995 N 4005660|
|Decimal Degrees||36.19370000, -86.29933333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 11.622', W 86° 17.96'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 11' 37.32" N, 86° 17' 57.6" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 755 S Maple St, Lebanon TN 37087, US|
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