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Spring Hill in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Ewell Farm

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By Sandra Hughes, December 27, 2012
1. Ewell Farm Marker
Inscription. This was the last home of Lt. Gen. Richard S. Ewell, CSA. Here his wife and her son, Maj. Campbell Brown , with Capt. M.C. Campbell and W.J. Webster, brought the first Jersey cattle imported from the Channel Island to Tennessee. Here, also, was developed the "Hal" strain of pacers. Little Brown Jug and his brother, Brown Hal, are buried in the vicinity.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 46.)
 
Location. 35° 45.057′ N, 86° 55.826′ W. Marker is in Spring Hill, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 31 Spur) and Depot Street on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spring Hill TN 37174, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spring Hill, Tennessee ~ November 29, 1864 (a few steps from this marker); The Town of Spring Hill, Tennessee (a few steps from this marker); Martin Cheairs Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Banks Caperton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Branham and Hughes Military Academy (approx. mile away); Nashville and Decatur Railroad
Ewell Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 27, 2012
2. Ewell Farm Marker
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Left of the Union Defensive Position (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Ewell Farm (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spring Hill.
 
Also see . . .
1. Picture of Ewell Farm. Photograph of the farm in Spring Hill, TN, where Confederate Gen. Richard S. Ewell retired after the war. (Submitted on December 28, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. American Civil War: Lieutenant General Richard Ewell. Richard Ewell - Later Life: Transported to Fort Warren in Boston Harbor, Ewell remained a Union prisoner until July 1865. Paroled, he retired to his wife's farm near Spring Hill, TN. A local notable, he served on the boards of several community organizations and also managed a successful cotton plantation in Mississippi. Contracting pneumonia in January 1872, Ewell and his wife soon became gravely ill. Lizinka died on January 22 and was followed by her husband three days later. Both were buried in Nashville's Old City Cemetery. (Submitted on December 28, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 
Ewell Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 27, 2012
3. Ewell Farm Marker
Marker is in front of Jimmy's Cleaners located at 5317 Main Street Spring Hill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 28, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on January 6, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 28, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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