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Pulaski in Giles County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sam Davis

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, April 14, 2010
1. Sam Davis Marker
Inscription. (Front):
Born Oct. 6, 1842 Near Smyrna,
Rutherford County Tennessee.

Though a Confederate
Soldier in the line of duty,
he was executed as a spy
by the Federals at
Pulaski, Nov. 27, 1863.

"Let come what must,
I keep my Trust."

Sam Davis

(Left Side):
"If I had a thousand lives,
I would lose, them all here
before I would betray my
friend or the confidence of my informer."

(Right Side):
"Greater love hath no
man than this, that a
man lay down his life
for his friends."

 
Location. 35° 11.952′ N, 87° 1.882′ W. Marker is in Pulaski, Tennessee, in Giles County. Marker is on Madison Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located in front of Pulaski Court House. Marker is in this post office area: Pulaski TN 38478, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Donald Grady Davidson (1893~1966) John Crowe Ransom (1888~1974) (within shouting distance of this marker); Pulaski Courthouse Square Historic District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walter Hershel Beech (approx. 0.2 miles away); South Pulaski Historic District
Sam Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 14, 2010
2. Sam Davis Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bell Route (approx. ¼ mile away); Giles County Trail of Tears Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); The Trail of Tears Interpretive Center (approx. ¼ mile away); The Benge Route (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Pulaski.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Sam Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 14, 2010
3. Sam Davis Marker
Sam Davis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 14, 2010
4. Sam Davis Marker
 
 
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