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Savannah in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cherry Mansion

 
 
Cherry Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 15, 2004
1. Cherry Mansion Marker
Inscription. A house built here by James Rudd, pioneer ferry operator, was replaced by a house built by David Robinson, whose son-in-law, William H. Cherry, improved and enlarged it. Maj. Gen. C.F. Smith, Federal army commander, had headquarters here, where he died and was succeeded by Maj. Gen. U.S. Grant. Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell, commanding Federal Army of the Ohio, also used it for a short while. Maj. Gen. W.H.L. Wallace, mortally wounded at Shiloh, died here.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C22.)
 
Location. 35° 13.52′ N, 88° 15.163′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 64), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah TN 38372, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Comes to Savannah (a few steps from this marker); Joseph Hardin (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grant at Cherry Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Approach to Shiloh (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Approach to Shiloh
Cherry Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 15, 2004
2. Cherry Mansion
(approx. 6.1 miles away); First Engagement on Shiloh Battlefield (approx. 6.4 miles away); 9th Illinois Infantry (approx. 6.4 miles away); Headquarters General U. S. Grant (approx. 6.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Savannah.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Cherry Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 15, 2004
3. Cherry Mansion
U.S. Grant Headquarters Pyramid image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz
4. U.S. Grant Headquarters Pyramid
Nearby is this monument representing Grant's headquarters location. However, the pyramid is about 0.2 mile east of Cherry Hill.
Cannon Flanking the Pyramid image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz
5. Cannon Flanking the Pyramid
Cherry Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 10, 2010
6. Cherry Mansion Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 1,435 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado.   6. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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