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Altamont in Grundy County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Grundy County Confederate Memorial

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 17, 2020
1. Grundy County Confederate Monument
Inscription.  

To the memory of all men, women, and children from Grundy County that contributed to the defense of their homeland during the War for Southern Independence

Reverse:
“Surrender means that the history of this heroic struggle will be written by the enemy, that our youth will be trained by Northern school teachers, learn from Northern school books their version of the war and taught to regard our gallant dead as traitors and our maimed veterans as fit subjects of derision.”
General Patrick Cleburne, CSA
Killed Nov. 30, 1864
 
Erected by Lt. Col. Riley B. Roberts Camp 386, Sons of Confederate Veterans.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 25.823′ N, 85° 43.36′ W. Marker is in Altamont, Tennessee, in Grundy County. Memorial is on Cumberland Street south of Spring Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Altamont TN 37301, 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. Altamont, Tennessee World War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance
Grundy County Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 17, 2020
2. Grundy County Confederate Monument
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of this marker); In Memory of LTJG William (Billy) E. Stulce (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean and Vietnam Conflicts Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mary Noailles Murfree (approx. 4.4 miles away); a different marker also named Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid (approx. 4.6 miles away); Beersheba Inn (approx. 4.6 miles away); Melchior Thoni, Jr (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Altamont.
 
Grundy County Confederate Monument image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 17, 2020
3. Grundy County Confederate Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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