1863Among the first ex-slaves in the Union Army were 200 local volunteers who enlisted here on the Public Square in July, 1863. They became a part of the Thirteenth United States Colored Infantry at Nashville. Two months later the army recruited additional ex-slaves at Gallatin, Nashville, and Murfreesboro to form the Fourteenth Colored Infantry here.
|Marker Number||3B 68|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 2:16am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 549699 N 4027164|
|Decimal Degrees||36.38833333, -86.44583333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 23.3', W 86° 26.75'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 23' 18.00" N, 86° 26' 45.00" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 121-123 E Main St, Gallatin TN 37066, US|
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