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
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMZ0EX
 



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Isham G. Harris


Born near here, 1818. Was the only governor of Confederate State of Tennessee. In Congress 1849-51; Elected governor, 1857-59-61. When U.S. forces captures Nashville, joined staff of Army of Tennessee for remainder of War. Fled to Mexico, 1865, returned 1867. Was U.S. Senator from 1877 until his death in 1897.

Tennessee Historical Commission.