Gallatin in Sumner County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Guild was a Lieutenant Colonel of Volunteers in the Seminole War of 1836. During the 1850’s, he promoted the construction of the Louisville and Nashville Railroad through Sumner and Davidson Counties. In 1862, the Federal Army incarcerated him at Fort Mackinac, Michigan for his prosecessionist views. Six months later, he took an oath of loyalty to the Union and came back to Gallatin. Guild practiced law in Nashville until becoming Judge of the law court there, serving from 1870 to 1877.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 3B 75.)
Marker series. Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 36° 22.601′ N, 86° 26.527′ W. Marker is in Gallatin, Tennessee, in Sumner County. Marker is at the intersection of South Water Avenue (Old State Highway 109) and James Street, on the right when traveling south on South Water Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gallatin TN 37066, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rosemont (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Rose Mont (within shouting distance of this marker); Sumner County Tennessee Mexican-American War Monument (approx. ¾ mile away); Monument to the Fallen (approx. ¾ mile away); Tennessee's First African-American Civil War Volunteers (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Trousdale Place (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Trousdale Place (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gallatin.
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