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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1F16_fighting-for-trenton_Trenton-TN.html
(preface)Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest led his cavalry brigade on a raid through West Tennessee, Dec. 15, 1862 - Jan. 3, 1863, destroying railroads and severing Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's supply line between Columbus, Kentucky and Vicksburg, Mississipp…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1F12_fighting-for-trenton_Trenton-TN.html
(preface)Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest led his cavalry brigade on a raid through West Tennessee, Dec. 15, 1862-Jan. 3, 1863, destroying railroads and severing Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's supply line between Columbus, Kentucky and Vicksburg, Mississippi.…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1F11_female-collegiate-institute_Trenton-TN.html
Friendship Lodge No. 22, Independent Order of Odd Fellows, founded the Odd Fellows Female Collegiate Institute here in 1852. During the Civil War, Federal troops occupied the building, a two-story brick structure, and used it as a hospital. An acc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1AOR_gibson-county-training-school_Milan-TN.html
The historic Training school for Negroes was constructed in 1926 with $2,500 required donations from the Milan Negro citizens, $16,000 of public school funds, and $1,500 from the Julius Rosenwald Fund. Tuskegee Institute Principal Booker T. Washin…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM13WH_david-crocketts-last-home_Rutherford-TN.html
This pioneer finally settled on a farm about 4 1/2 mi. east. Following his last defeat for reelection to Congress, he went to Texas, where he died in the Alamo massacre. This cabin, restored partley from timbers of his orginal dwelling by public-s…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM13WG_c-s-a-camp-trenton_Trenton-TN.html
Located 1.4 miles west of this site, Camp Trenton was a Confederate Army training camp in Gibson County. Colonel M. R. Hill's 47th Tennessee Infantry departed from Camp Trenton by train on Sunday, April 6, 1862, and arrived at the Battle of Shiloh…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM13W5_rebecca-hawkins-crockett_Rutherford-TN.html
Born in Maryland and emigrating with her husband to east Tennessee, David Crockett's mother followed her son through several residences in middle Tennessee before coming to live with a daughter about five miles west. At her death she was buried in…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11DF_fighting-for-trenton_Trenton-TN.html
(Preface):Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest led his cavalry brigade on a raid through West Tennessee, Dec. 15, 1862 - Jan. 3, 1863, destroying railroads an severing Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's supply line between Columbus, Kentucky and Vicksburg, Mississipp…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11DD_gibson-county-confederate-memorial_Trenton-TN.html
Erected to the memory of our Confederate Soldiers by the Russell-Hill Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. "Lest We Forget"
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11CH_david-crockett_Trenton-TN.html
Pioneer — Statesman — HeroBorn August 17, 1786 · Died March 6, 1836 Served three terms in the Congress of theUnited States while a resident of this county.Emigrated to Texas in 1835, and was killedat the Alamo fighting for th…
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