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Red Boiling Springs in Macon County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Confederate Enlistment Station

Red Boiling Springs Civil War Signs image. Click for full size.
By Chad Comer
1. Red Boiling Springs Civil War Signs
Site of Civil War hospital & Confederate enlistment station signs.
Inscription.  Red Boiling Springs served as a station during the early part of the war between the states. The 30th TN. Infantry regiment was officially organized Oct. 22nd 1861 with the following companies enrolled here.

Co. A, Co. B were men from Robertson Co.
Co. C, Co. E, Co. F were men from Sumner Co.
Co. G were men from Macon Co.
Co. H were men from Robertson and Sumner Co.
Co. K were men from Roberston Co.

Company E 28th Tn. Infantry established a training camp in this vicinity. "Red Springs" was located on the turnpike between Carthage Tn. and southern Ky. and saw heavy use from both armies.
Erected by Jim Davis Camp #1425, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Lafayette, Tn.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
Location. 36° 31.817′ N, 85° 50.672′ W. Marker is in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee, in Macon County. Marker is on East Main Street (State Highway 151), on the right when traveling west. Located in the
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Red Boiling Springs Park near the historic hotels. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Red Boiling Springs TN 37150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of Civil War Hospital (here, next to this marker); Red Boiling Springs (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Red Boiling Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cumberland Trace (approx. mile away); Palace Hotel (approx. half a mile away); McClellan's General Store (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gibbs Crossroads (approx. 6 miles away); Gamaliel (approx. 8.1 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Red Boiling Springs.
Categories. War, US Civil

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 9, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 590 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 5, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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