Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Edmund Kirby Smith ~ May 16, 1824 – March 28, 1893



Marker ID:  
Location: on University Ave., Sewanee, TN
County: Franklin
Coordinates: N 35° 12.459    W 085° 55.15
  35.20765    -85.91916666
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



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He was a career United States Army officer and educator. He served as a general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, notable for his command of the Trans-Mississippi Department of the Confederacy after the fall of Vicksburg.

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