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Winchester in Franklin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Peter Turney

 
 
Peter Turney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 12, 2009
1. Peter Turney Marker
Inscription. 1/8 mi. N.W. are ruins of the antebellum home of Peter Turney (1827-1903). Organizer and commander of the 1st Tennessee Infantry CSA until wounded; member of State Supreme Court, 1878-86; chief justice, 1886-93; governor; 1893-97. The house was burned by Federals in 1863, in reprisal for his secessionist activities. (Marker Number 2E 10.)
 
Location. 35° 10.543′ N, 86° 4.94′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on Cowan Highway (U.S. 41), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester TN 37398, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goshen Cumberland Presbyterian Church (approx. one mile away); The Blind Knight (approx. 1.5 miles away); Mary Sharp College (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Mary Sharp College (approx. 1.7 miles away); Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 1.8 miles away); Colonel James Lewis (approx. 1.8 miles away); In Memory of Our Franklin County War Dead (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .
1. Peter Turney.
Peter Turney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 12, 2009
2. Peter Turney Marker
(Submitted on December 26, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
2. Peter Turney's grave site. (Submitted on December 27, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 13, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,385 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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