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Castalian Springs in Sumner County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Brimage Bate

 
 
William Brimage Bate Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 10, 2020
1. William Brimage Bate Marker
Inscription.  Born 1.2 miles north, Oct. 7, 1826. An officer in river steamboats in early life, he was later an officer in the Mexican War. A major general in the Confederate Army of Tennessee. He was Governor of Tennessee from 1883 to 1887 and U.S. Senator from 1887 to 1903. He died in Nashville, March 9, 1905 and is buried there.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3B 18.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 7, 1826.
 
Location. 36° 23.817′ N, 86° 18.995′ W. Marker is in Castalian Springs, Tennessee, in Sumner County. Marker is at the intersection of Hartsville Pike (Tennessee Route 25) and Rock Springs Road, on the right when traveling west on Hartsville Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Castalian Springs TN 37031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bledsoe's Fort and Monument (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wynnewood (approx.
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0.2 miles away); A Typical Settler's Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Unsettled and Dangerous Years (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nathaniel Parker, Hunter and Explorer (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Nathaniel Parker Log Cabin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bledsoe's Lick (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Castalian Springs.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
William Brimage Bate Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 10, 2020
2. William Brimage Bate Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 13, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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