Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Gen. Sam G. Smith



Marker ID:  
Location: In the Nashville City Cemetery,
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 8.83    W 036° 8.83
  36.14716666    -36.14716666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Gen. Sam G. Smith
1794-1835


Jackson County attorney;
aide-de-camp, General Carroll,
at New Orleans, 1815;
State Senator, 1827-29;
Bank Commissioner, 1829;
Secretary of State
for Tennessee, 1831-35.
His motto: Office has no
charms to justify a sacrifice of principle.