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Decaturville in Decatur County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Veterans Memorial

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
1. Confederate Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  
The Capt. Nathaniel A. Wesson Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy

Dedicates this monument to the memory of our Confederate ancestors who fought so valiantly during the War Between the States
1861 - 1865

In Memoriam
Ruth Evelyn Dodson Townsend
1938 – 1977
Our charter president
"Because of her efforts, our chapter lives"

(left side)
Pvt. Wm. H. Merrick • Pvt. Maness J. Strawn • Pvt. J. W. Rogers • Joseph A. Robins • Pvt. Louis F. Davis • Capt. Nathaniel A. Wesson • Pvt. John M. Holland • Pvt. James Newton Houston • Dr. James T. Shackelford • 1st. Lt. R. H. Mcneal • John H. Pratt • W. G. Rains M. D. • Sgt. James S. Coleman • J. G. Kennedy • Pvt. George H. Vise • David Richard Odle • 1st. Lt. John F. Akin

(right side)
Sgt. Wm. Franklin Rushing • Cpl. James L. Kelley • Pvt. L. D. Crawley • Pvt. William Hafford Boggan • Pvt. E. E. Tanner • Pvt. C. C. Kelley • Sgt. John W. Alexander • Reuben Houston Tucker • A. C. Bond • Pvt. A. L. Fisher • Sgt. Demps J. McClure • Cpl. D. Webster Lacy • Cpl. A. J. Rushing • Cpl. N. J. Smith • Pvt.
Confederate Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
2. Confederate Veterans Memorial
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H. Phillip Rushing • Pvt. Sam McCollum • 2nd. Lt. Absalom Brashear
 
Erected by Capt. Nathaniel A. Wesson Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 35.076′ N, 88° 7.198′ W. Marker is in Decaturville, Tennessee, in Decatur County. Memorial is at the intersection of Pleasant Street and West Market Street, on the left when traveling north on Pleasant Street. Marker located on grounds of Decatur County Courthouse, at northeast corner of building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 22 West Main Street, Decaturville TN 38329, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Revolutionary War Veterans Monument (here, next to this marker); Decatur County Veterans Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Brownsport Furnace (within shouting distance of this marker); Decatur County Training School Crowder High School 1925-1965 (approx. half a mile away); Divided Loyalties (approx. 4 miles away); The "Pea Vine" A Ghost Railroad / Parsons A Railroad Town (approx. 4½ miles away); Perryville First County Seat of Perry County (approx. 4.9 miles away); In Memoriam (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decaturville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 19, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 71 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 19, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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