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Near Columbia in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sam Davis

 
 
Sam Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 20, 2009
1. Sam Davis Marker
Inscription. In a cabin here the escort with the body of the "Boy Hero of the Confederacy" stayed overnight while returning to his home in Smyrna, Tenn., for burial. A member of Coleman's Scouts, Army of Tennessee, he had been executed by the Federal commander at Pulaski, Nov. 27, 1863.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 22.)
 
Location. 35° 41.081′ N, 86° 59.802′ W. Marker is near Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is at the intersection of Nashville Highway (U.S. 31) and Walnut Drive, on the right when traveling south on Nashville Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia TN 38401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Polk's Boyhood Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Billy Direct (approx. 3.5 miles away); Rippavilla Plantation (approx. 4.1 miles away); Confederate Movements After Sunset (approx. 4.1 miles away); Schofield's Retreat (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Battle of Spring Hill (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named
Entrance to Where Cabin was located. image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 20, 2009
2. Entrance to Where Cabin was located.
The Battle of Spring Hill (approx. 4.2 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle of Spring Hill (approx. 4.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
 
Also see . . .  The Sam Davis Home and Museum. Who was Sam Davis? (Submitted on March 18, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. HeroesNotable EventsNotable PersonsNotable PlacesWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 809 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A photo of the marker and the surrounding area in context. • Can you help?
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