Jan. 28, 1831 - March 4, 1898Born in a house which stood here. Enlisted in the 1st Tenn. Volunteers for the Mexican War; on graduation from US Military Academy in 1853, commissioned in Dragoons. Resigning for the Confederacy and rapidly promoted to colonel, he was captured at Island No. 10; promoted on exchange and given a brigade in Wheeler's Cavalry Corp. Surrendering at Greensboro, N.C., he moved to California, where he was once a deputy Secretary of State. He is buried in Oakland, CA.
|Marker Number||3G 28|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 7:10am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 549014 N 3926875|
|Decimal Degrees||35.48420000, -86.45966667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 29.052', W 86° 27.58'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 29' 3.12" N, 86° 27' 34.80" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||931, 615|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 218-298 N Main St, Shelbyville TN 37160, US|
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