The Confederate Circle at Evergreen

The Confederate Circle at Evergreen (HM1B6H)

Location: Murfreesboro, TN 37130 Rutherford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 51.072', W 86° 22.858'

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Within this circle lies the remains of over 2,000 gallant Confederate soldiers who gave their lives in the battles in and around Murfreesboro during The War Between The States 1861-1865. They were first buried on the battlefield where they died defending their native southland. In 1867 under the direction of Captain Edwin Arnold they were moved to the original Confederate cemetery two miles south of Murfreesboro on the Shelbyville highway. In February of 1890 this plot was granted to Joseph Palmer Bivouac No. 10 of the Association of Confederate Soldiers Tennessee Division. In 1891 The Ladies Memorial Association had the remains of these fallen Confederate heroes moved here to their final resting place. There are soldiers from nearly every southern state buried here, most are unknown. The marble shaft was placed by The United Daughters of the Confederacy Murfreesboro Chapter No. 91 and unveiled during their Tennessee Divisions Convention in May of 1915. The granite tablets were placed by the Sons of Confederate Veterans Murfreesboro Camp No. 33 in April 21, 2001 during the Sons of Confederate Veterans Tennessee Division Reunion.
HM NumberHM1B6H
Series This marker is part of the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy series.
Year Placed2001
Placed BySons of Confederate Veterans
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 4:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 555896 N 3967621
Decimal Degrees35.85120000, -86.38096667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 51.072', W 86° 22.858'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 51' 4.32" N, 86° 22' 51.48" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 635-729 Greenland Dr, Murfreesboro TN 37130, US
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