Pulaski in Giles County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
General John Calvin Brown
Once he heard about the conflicts in his own state, he returned to enlist in the Confederate army as a private. Became colonel of the 3rd Tennessee Infantry, but was captured in the fall of Fort Donelson. After being exchanged, he was appointed a brigadier general on August 30, 1862. Assigned to the Army of Tennessee, he fought and was wounded at the Battle of Perryville. Brown took part in the Tullahoma Campaign, the Battles of Stone’s River and Chickamauga and the siege of Chattanooga. After a short period of duty in Georgia, he was promoted to major general on August 4, 1864. Upon his return to Tennessee, he fought in the Battle of Franklin. The losses among his troops were staggering, and Brown himself was so badly injured he was never able to return to combat duty. In respect to duty, he joined
Erected by Pulaski Heritage Trail.
Location. 35° 11.598′ N, 87° 1.734′ W. Marker is in Pulaski, Tennessee, in Giles County. Marker can be reached from South Rhodes Street north of East Cemetery Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker is located in Maplewood Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Pulaski TN 38478, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas McKissack Jones (a few steps from this marker); General John Adams, CSA (within shouting distance of this marker); Maplewood Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward Everett Eslick (1872-1932) (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Adams (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nunahi-Duna-Dlo-Hily-I (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Benge Route (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pulaski.
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