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LaVergne in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mary Kate Patterson Davis Hill Kyle

(1844-1931)

 
 
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By Tom Gillard, March 8, 2010
1. Mary Kate Patterson Davis Hill Kyle Marker
Inscription. Heroine of the South, worked with Coleman's Scouts and Sam Davis to spy in the LaVergne-Nolensville-Nashville area. When a teenager, she smuggled vital information and supplies through Union lines. Mrs. Kyle was buried in the Confederate Circle in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Nashville, the first woman so honored. (Marker Number 3A 111.)
 
Location. 36° 1.312′ N, 86° 34.913′ W. Marker is in LaVergne, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is on U.S. 41, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Vergne TN 37086, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wheeler's Raid around Rosecrans (here, next to this marker); Smyrna Railroad Depot (approx. 4 miles away); Sam Davis (approx. 4 miles away); Dewitt Smith Jobe (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Dewitt Smith Jobe (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Sam Davis Boyhood Home (approx. 5 miles away); Sam Davis Gravesite (approx. 5 miles away); Outbuildings (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Mt. Olivet Cemetery and Confederate Circle. (Submitted on March 9, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Mary Kate Patterson Davis Hill Kyle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, 3
2. Mary Kate Patterson Davis Hill Kyle Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,542 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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