Camp Cheatham

Camp Cheatham (HM1ARM)

Location: Cedar Hill, TN 37032 Robertson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 33.261', W 86° 59.879'

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Named for Benjamin Franklin Cheatham, who was in 1861 appointed brigadier general in the Provisional Army, Independent State of Tennessee, and its first camp commander, the training camp established in this area in June, 1861 was used by numerous Confederate units, including the 3rd Tenn. Infantry (John C. Brown), 11th Tenn. Infantry (Rains) and 42nd Tenn. Infantry (Quarles). Other units, organized elsewhere, trained here; among them were Woodard's 2nd Ky. Calvary.
Historical PeriodCivil War
Historical PlaceMilitary Installation
Marker TypeHistoric Structure
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Marker Number3C 41
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker Condition
6 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 1:01am PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] RAGLAND  
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 500180 N 4045436
Decimal Degrees36.55435000, -86.99798333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 33.261', W 86° 59.879'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 33' 15.6600" N, 86° 59' 52.7400" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)615
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6563 US-41 Scenic, Cedar Hill TN 37032, US
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some of the lettering is hard to read - it is easily viewable from the road

Jul 16, 2018 at 8:04pm PDT by ragland

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