Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Confederate Cemetery

Marker ID: THC 3G 22
Location: on Lane Pkwy. (County Route 387), Shelbyville, TN
County: Bedford
Coordinates: N 35° 29.404    W 086° 28.17
  35.49006666    -86.4695
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


In the cemetery north of the road are buried Confederate soldiers of the Army of Tennessee, who fell while opposing the advance of 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.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.