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

Isham G. Harris

 
 
Isham G. Harris Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, October 21, 2009
1. Isham G. Harris Marker
Inscription. Born near here, 1818. Was the only governor of Confederate State of Tennessee. In Congress 1849-51; elected governor, 1857-59-61. When U.S. forces captured Nashville, joined staff of Army of Tennessee for remainder of War. Fled to Mexico, 1865, returned 1867. Was U.S. Senator from 1877 until his death in 1897.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 11.)
 
Location. 35° 19.531′ N, 86° 13.53′ W. Marker is near Tullahoma, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Tullahoma Road (State Highway 130) and Turkey Creek Drive, on the right when traveling south on Old Tullahoma Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tullahoma TN 37388, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maplewood Confederate Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Confederate Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Coffee County / Franklin County (approx. 2.2 miles away); a different marker also named Isham G. Harris (approx. 2.4 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); Army of Tennessee (approx. 2.4 miles away); Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tullahoma.
 
Also see . . .  Isham G. Harris. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on November 9, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.) 
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
 
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 1,070 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on December 21, 2012, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photo   1. submitted on November 6, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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