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Near Beech Grove in Coffee County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Confederate Cemetery

 
 
Confederate Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 6, 2009
1. Confederate Cemetery Marker
Inscription. Originally the site of a pioneer cemetery, many early residents are buried here. In 1866, returned Confederate soldiers, under the leadership of Maj. William Hume and David Lawrence, collected and reinterred here the bodies of soldiers who fell at isolated places in the Beech Grove - Hoover's Gap engagement. June 24-26, 1863.
 
Location. 35° 37.576′ N, 86° 14.5′ W. Marker is near Beech Grove, Tennessee, in Coffee County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Confederate Cemetery Road and Gossburg Rd (Highway 41), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beechgrove TN 37018, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pledge to the South (here, next to this marker); 18th Indiana Battery (here, next to this marker); 20th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry (a few steps from this marker); General Forrest's Farewell Order Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); General A. P. Stewart's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Watterson (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Nash (about 800 feet away); Beech Grove Engagement (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beech Grove.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Restoration Committee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard
2. Restoration Committee Marker
This cemetery has been restored by the State of Tennessee, with the assistance of members of its Historical Commission, and the committee composed of the following citizens:

D.L.Jacobs, Chairman ∙ Hugh J. Doak ∙ Mrs. C.J. Lowe ∙ Thomas A. Johnson ∙ B.S. Mason ∙ David W. Shields, Jr.
1954
Confederate Cemetery Marker Wide view image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 17, 2011
3. Confederate Cemetery Marker Wide view
Confederate Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 17, 2011
4. Confederate Cemetery Marker
Confederate Cemetery area image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
5. Confederate Cemetery area
Confederate Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 17, 2011
6. Confederate Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 6, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,660 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 6, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.   3, 4. submitted on July 21, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   5. submitted on January 1, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.   6. submitted on July 21, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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