Tompkinsville National Cemetery

Tompkinsville National Cemetery (HM120J)

Location: Tompkinsville, KY 42167 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 42.196', W 85° 41.83'

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In 1861, during Civil War, land was donated by J.B. Evans for burial of Union soldiers. By end of the war, it contained 115 troops who died in this region. Due to small size and remote location, most soldiers moved to Nashville Nat'l Cemetery, 1867. With five graves left, it became public & no longer a national Cemetery. Still known as "The Old Soldiers Cemetery".
HM NumberHM120J
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number#2378
Year Placed2012
Placed ByThe Friends of the Tompkinsville National Cemetery
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 12:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 616372 N 4062746
Decimal Degrees36.70326667, -85.69716667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 42.196', W 85° 41.83'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 42' 11.76" N, 85° 41' 49.80" W
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Area Code(s)270
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 301-399 W 2nd St, Tompkinsville KY 42167, US
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