“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Gainesboro in Jackson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Alvan Cullen Gillem

July 29, 1830 - December 2, 1875

Alvan Cullen Gillem Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Emerson-McPeak, November 14, 2017
1. Alvan Cullen Gillem Marker
Inscription. Born nearby; graduated from the US Military Academy in 1851, his Civil War duties included those of Provost Marshall of Nashville, later Adjt. General of Tennessee, to which he was appointed by Andrew Johnson. Promoted to Maj. Gen.; commanded the expedition which killed John H. Morgan. His last active service was in Modor War, 1873.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3B 26.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 36° 21.325′ N, 85° 39.519′ W. Marker is in Gainesboro, Tennessee, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of East Hull Avenue (Tennessee Route 53) and South Main Street, on the right when traveling east on East Hull Avenue. Touch for map. courthouse square. Marker is in this post office area: Gainesboro TN 38562, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Field Hospital (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cumberland River Campaign (approx. 1.8 miles away); Granville, Tennessee (approx. 9.6 miles away); Civil War in Granville (approx. 9.6 miles away); John Hunt Morgan (approx. 10.8 miles away); Butler's Landing / Bailey Butler (approx. 11 miles away); Walton Road - Old Burnt Stand (approx. 14.9 miles away); Dixie College (approx. 15.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gainesboro.
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2018, by Karen Emerson-McPeak of Triune, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 100 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on January 1, 2018, by Karen Emerson-McPeak of Triune, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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