Confederate Reunions at McGavock's Grove

Confederate Reunions at McGavock's Grove (HM1YC4)

Location: Franklin, TN 37064 Williamson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 54.345', W 86° 51.615'

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Years after the Civil War ended, veterans slowly began to form reunions. Among the most common gathering sites were cemeteries, where survivors paid homage to their fallen comrades. The McGavock Confederate Cemetery was one such meeting place.

Over time, many of these places became national battlefield parks. The first of these were Chickamauga and Chattanooga, created in 1890. Today, more than thirty Civil War national battlefield parks are protected under the National Park Service. There are also scores of other battlefields, like Franklin, that are currently preserved by city, state, and private entities.
HM NumberHM1YC4
Placed ByFranklin's Charge
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, May 18th, 2017 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 512610 N 3973503
Decimal Degrees35.90575000, -86.86025000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 54.345', W 86° 51.615'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 54' 20.7" N, 86° 51' 36.9" W
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Area Code(s)615
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1345 Eastern Flank Cir, Franklin TN 37064, US
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