Born nearby; graduated from the US Military Academy in 1851, his Civil War duties included those of Provost Marshall of Nashville, later Adjt. General of Tennessee, to which he was appointed by Andrew Johnson. Promoted to Maj. Gen.; commanded the . . . — — Map (db m112186) HM
First National Confederate Flag • Confederate Hospital Flag
In January, 1862, after the Battle of Mill Springs, KY all the homes in Gainesboro were used as hospitals. The Gaines House is the oldest house in Gainesboro and is the only house . . . — — Map (db m112215) HM
North of this marker lies the site of Old Columbus,
once an important landing on the Cumberland
River. In the winter of 1863–1864, the war
had disastrous consequences for this river village.
Late in December 1863, Gen. Ulysses . . . — — Map (db m68344) HM
The Civil War experiences of Granville, an important Cumberland River port in the nineteenth century, were similar to many rural Upper Cumberland communities. When Tennessee seceded in 1861, most residents backed the Confederacy.
Granville was . . . — — Map (db m82194) HM
Settled in 1799, the settlers originally called this area Beech Hill. Incorporated in 1837, the name was changed to Granville. It became a booming riverboat town that included five general stores, a bank, post office, gristmill, blacksmith shop, . . . — — Map (db m68345) HM