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Confederate Cemetery 920 Maplewood Ave.

Civil War Site

 
 
Confederate Cemetery 920 Maplewood Ave. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Confederate Cemetery 920 Maplewood Ave. Marker
Inscription.  The cemetery holds the graves of over 500 Confederate soldiers who died from wounds, illness, or accidents while in Tullahoma. 404 soldiers have been identified from records located many years after the Civil War. Col. Matt Martin, CSA deeded the land in 1889 to a three man board of trust who were charged with its care and maintenance. A spring flowing into Rock Creek at the back of the cemetery is called the Matt Martin spring.

Next Stop - 300 Block of Warren Street where Franklin Street ends.
 
Erected by Historic Preservation Society of Tullahoma, Inc. (Marker Number 2.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
 
Location. 35° 20.981′ N, 86° 12.52′ W. Marker is in Tullahoma, Tennessee, in Coffee County. Marker is on Maplewood Avenue 0.1 miles north of West Waggoner Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 920 Maplewood Avenue, Tullahoma TN 37388, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker);
Confederate Cemetery 920 Maplewood Ave. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Confederate Cemetery 920 Maplewood Ave. Marker
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Maplewood Confederate Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Isham G. Harris (approx. half a mile away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); Tullahoma Campaign (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (approx. half a mile away); Army of Tennessee (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tullahoma.
 
Also see . . .  The First Confederate Cemetery. By Dr. Michael Bradley, director of the Civil War Research Center, Tennessee Sons of Confederate Veterans. (Submitted on May 2, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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May. 17, 2021