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Spring Hill in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Banks Caperton

 
 
William Banks Caperton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
1. William Banks Caperton Marker
Inscription.  Born June 30, 1855, in a house which stood here, he graduated from the Naval Academy, 1875. Served in USS Brooklyn, War with Spain. As commander, Cruiser Squadron, Atlantic Fleet, conducted Vera Cruz landing, 1915, & occupations of Haiti & Santo Domingo, 1915-16. Commander-in-Chief, Pacific Fleet, 1916. In 1917-18, his diplomatic & naval operations in the South Atlantic preserved the integrity of that area for the Allies. He died Dec. 21, 1941.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 44.)
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: MilitaryWar, World I.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 45.186′ N, 86° 55.716′ W. Marker was in Spring Hill, Tennessee, in Maury County. Memorial was on Main Street just north of Tennessee Route 247. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Spring Hill TN 37174, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Ewell Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spring Hill, Tennessee ~ November 29, 1864 (approx.
William Banks Caperton Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
2. William Banks Caperton Marker
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0.2 miles away); The Town of Spring Hill, Tennessee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Martin Cheairs Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hood and Schofield (approx. 0.6 miles away); Nashville and Decatur Railroad (approx. 0.7 miles away); Left of the Union Defensive Position (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Ewell Farm (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 497 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 19, 2022