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Clarksville in Montgomery County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Riverview Cemetery

 
 
Riverview Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, June 2, 2013
1. Riverview Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Men of all American wars are interred here on land once owned by Valentine Sevier (1747-1800), who was the first person buried here. Many pioneers and 19th century citizens, including Revolutionary War soldier Robert Nelson, are buried here. One plot contains the reinterred remains of 125 Confederate soldiers. Also buried here is artist Robert L. Newman.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3C 55.)
 
Location. 36° 32.158′ N, 87° 21.968′ W. Marker is in Clarksville, Tennessee, in Montgomery County. Marker is on North Spring Street 0.2 miles south of North Riverside Drive (Tennessee Route 12), on the left. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clarksville TN 37040, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Smith-Trahern Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); Emerald Hill (approx. 0.3 miles away); Surrender of Clarksville (approx. half a mile away); Freedmen's Camp and the USCT (approx. half a mile away); Life as a Garrisoned Union Soldier (approx. half a mile away); Bringing the War to Clarksville
Riverview Cemetery Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, June 2, 2013
2. Riverview Cemetery Entrance
(approx. half a mile away); Building Fort Sevier (Defiance) (approx. half a mile away); Fort Defiance Interpretive Center (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Clarksville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Grave markers of Valentine Sevier image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 31, 2015
3. Grave markers of Valentine Sevier
The nearby ragged wooden post is believed to be the original marker for Valentine's actual burial location; the granite gravestone and small 'Patriot' marker were placed by the D.A.R.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee.   3. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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