Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Isham G. Harris



Marker ID: THC 2E 11
Location: on Jackson Street (Tennessee Route 41-A), Tullahoma, TN
County: Coffee
Coordinates: N 35° 21.41    W 086° 12.445
  35.35683333    -86.20741666
Waymark: None
 



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Born near here, 1818. Was the only governor of Confederate State of Tennessee. In congress 1849-54; elected governor, 1857-59-61. When U. S. forces captured Nashville, joined staff of Army of Tennessee for remainder of War. Fled to Mexico, 1865; returned