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Savannah in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cherry Mansion

 
 
Cherry Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 15, 2004
1. Cherry Mansion Marker
Inscription. A house built here by James Rudd, pioneer ferry operator, was replaced by a house built by David Robinson, whose son-in-law, William H. Cherry, improved and enlarged it. Maj. Gen. C.F. Smith, Federal army commander, had headquarters here, where he died and was succeeded by Maj. Gen. U.S. Grant. Maj. Gen. Don Carlos Buell, commanding Federal Army of the Ohio, also used it for a short while. Maj. Gen. W.H.L. Wallace, mortally wounded at Shiloh, died here.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 22.)
 
Location. 35° 13.547′ N, 88° 15.395′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on West Main Street (U.S. 64), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Savannah TN 38372, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grant at Cherry Mansion (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Cherry Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); War on the River (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Crossing (within shouting distance of this marker); War Comes to Savannah
Cherry Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 15, 2004
2. Cherry Mansion
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Hardin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Approach to Shiloh (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Approach to Shiloh (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Cherry Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz, June 15, 2004
3. Cherry Mansion
U.S. Grant Headquarters Pyramid image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz
4. U.S. Grant Headquarters Pyramid
Nearby is this monument representing Grant's headquarters location. However, the pyramid is about 0.2 mile east of Cherry Hill.
Cannon Flanking the Pyramid image. Click for full size.
By Nick Kurtz
5. Cannon Flanking the Pyramid
Cherry Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 10, 2010
6. Cherry Mansion Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 22, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado. This page has been viewed 1,465 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 22, 2008, by Nick Kurtz of Littleton, Colorado.   6. submitted on September 7, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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