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Lafayette in Macon County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Macon County Confederate Soldiers Monument

 
 
Macon County Confederate Soldiers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 23, 2013
1. Macon County Confederate Soldiers Monument
Inscription.
This monument dedicated in memory of the men who served in the Confederate States Army from Macon County, Tennessee during the war between the states 1861-1865

These units were comprised of local men serving in the Army of Tennessee

2nd TN Cavalry
7th TN Cavalry
9th TN Cavalry
8th TN Infantry, Company A
20th TN Infantry
24th TN Infantry, Company C
28th TN Infantry, Companies A & C
30th TN Infantry

“You will not brand them traitors. You who battled side by side. For Tennessee you fought and lived. For Tennessee they died.”
Major General Benjamin Franklin Cheatam
Corp. Commander, Army of Tennessee

 
Erected 2001 by Sons of Confederate Veterans, Camp Jim Davis 1425.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans marker series.
 
Location. 36° 31.236′ N, 86° 1.566′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Tennessee, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of Pubic Square and West Locust Street, on the left when traveling east on Pubic Square. Touch for map. This marker is located on the grounds of the Macon County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette TN 37083, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Monument to Tennessee Confederate Soldiers image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 23, 2013
2. Monument to Tennessee Confederate Soldiers
At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodmore Hotel (a few steps from this marker); Macon County (within shouting distance of this marker); Macon County in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Maneuvers (approx. 1.7 miles away); A Family Tragedy (approx. 2.5 miles away); The Home of William Dunn (approx. 2.5 miles away); Ambush at Meadowville (approx. 3.4 miles away); Gibbs Crossroads (approx. 9.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Monument to Tennessee Confederate Soldiers image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 23, 2013
3. Monument to Tennessee Confederate Soldiers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 459 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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