Feb. 21, 1824 - Sept. 10, 1875Born in a house which stood here. Captain in the 5th Tenn. Inf., Mexican War; organizer and first commander of the 3rd Tenn. Inf., CSA, whose first action was the first Battle of Manassas. Promoted brigadier general, he was captured at Vicksburg July 4, 1863; on exchange commanded the cavalry brigade which in 1865 escorted President Jefferson Davis on his flight from Richmond. Speaker of the Tennessee Senate in 1871. He died near Thomasville, Ga., and is buried there.
|Marker Number||1F 23|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, September 21st, 2014 at 4:04am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 739155 N 3933899|
|Decimal Degrees||35.51990000, -84.36268333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 31.194', W 84° 21.761'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 31' 11.64" N, 84° 21' 45.66" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 209 Warren St, Madisonville TN 37354, US|
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