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Grave of Lucinda "Granny" White, who settled here in 1803 on 50 acres of land. She died in 1815 at about age 73. Granny White Tavern stood 200' to the north. Famous for its food, brandy, and comfortable beds, it attracted travelers from the Natche…
of Edward Rutledge,
signer of the
Declaration of Independence.
He married the daughter
of Arthur Middleton,
of the Declaration.
Jackson County attorney;
aide-de-camp, General Carroll,
at New Orleans, 1815;
State Senator, 1827-29;
Bank Commissioner, 1829;
Secretary of State
for Tennessee, 1831-35.
His motto: Office has no
charms to justify a sacrifice o…
On Shy's Hill on December 16, 1864 Minnesota troops made what historians call the "Decisive Charge in the Decisive Battle of the Civil War" that led to the destruction of the Confederate army of Tennessee. The 5th, 7th, 9th, and 10th Minnesota Inf…
Captain of sea-going sailing vessels from Salem, Massachusetts, lived in Nashville in his later years. It was his flag, which he called "Old Glory," that was raised over the State Capitol when Federal troops captured Nashville in 1862.
Lunette at extreme right of Confederate Infantry (Cheatham) to Dec. 15. 1864. This place was attacked Dec. 15. 1864 by Steedman (Under whom were Grosvenor, Shafter and Corbin) who retreated north and east with heavy losses. (Marker Number 14.)
Lieutenant General in Confederate Army, commanding a corps in Robert e. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. After the war lived on farm at Ewell's Station (Spring Hill), Tennessee.
Ante-bellum newspaper editor and Brigadier General in Confederate Army. Killed at battle of Fishing Creek, Kentucky, January 19, 1862. He was first Confederate general killed in the West.
Armed with his rifle and pistol his courage and skill, this one Tennessean silenced a German Battalion of 35 machine guns, killing 25 enemy soldiers, and capturing 132 in the Argonne Forest of France, October 8, 1918
The mortal remains of
James Knox Polk
are resting in the vault beneath.
He was born in MecKlenburg County
and emigrated with his father
Samuel Polk to Tennesee
The beauty of virute
was illustrated in his life,