Confederate Cemetery Monument (Tennessee)

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Confederate Cemetery Monument is a monument that includes a cemetery for veterans of the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, especially the Battle of Farmington under General Joseph Wheeler, in Farmington, Tennessee, U.S..[2] It includes four walls around the cemetery and a "pyramid-topped obelisk".[2] A historical marker on Highway 64 East reads "In the cemetery north of the road are buried Confederate soldiers of the Army of Tennessee, who fell while opposing Rosecrans' Army of the Cumberland through Liberty Gap and Guy's Gap, in late June 1863. Also buried here are soldiers of Forrest's Cavalry, killed in minor operations.".[2] It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since July 11, 2001.[3]

Confederate Cemetery Monument
Confederate Cemetery Monument (Tennessee) is located in Tennessee
Confederate Cemetery Monument (Tennessee)
Confederate Cemetery Monument (Tennessee) is located in the United States
Confederate Cemetery Monument (Tennessee)
LocationN side of TN 64E, Farmington, Tennessee
Coordinates35°29′54″N 86°41′53″W / 35.49833°N 86.69806°W / 35.49833; -86.69806Coordinates: 35°29′54″N 86°41′53″W / 35.49833°N 86.69806°W / 35.49833; -86.69806
Arealess than one acre
Built1874 (1874)
NRHP reference No.01000731[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 11, 2001

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ a b c "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form: Confederate Cemetery Monument". National Park Service. United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved December 6, 2017.
  3. ^ "Confederate Cemetery Monument". National Park Service. United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved December 6, 2017.