Greeneville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Greenville Cumberland Presbyterian Church
the original log church on Irish Street served until 1860 when the present structure was begun on land purchased from Andrew Johnson.
The War Between the States saw the church used as a hospital and stable.
The cannon ball in the front wall was fired there September 4, 1864 during the skirmish in which General John H. Morgan lost his life.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #17 Andrew Johnson series list.
Location. 36° 9.857′ N, 82° 49.827′ W. Marker is in Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (U.S. 321) and W Church Street on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 213 North Main Street, Greeneville TN 37745, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Greeneville Cumberland Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Death of John MorganGeneral Morgan Inn (about 300 feet away); Ellen “Nelly” VanVactor (about 300 feet away); The Big Spring (about 400 feet away); Death of Gen. John Hunt Morgan (about 400 feet away); The Dickson - Williams Mansion (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greeneville.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 107 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 14, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.