Historic Markers Across Tennessee

John Calvin Brown

Marker ID: THC 3F 18
Location: on Elkton Pike (U.S. 31) north of Newman Road, Elkton, TN
County: Giles
Coordinates: N 35° 5.283    W 086° 55.75
  35.08805    -86.92916666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Born in the same house as his brother, Neill, June 1, 1827. Enlisting for the Confederacy in 1861, he commanded a division at the war's end, having been twice wounded. Member 1869 Legislature and president, 1870 Constitutional Convention; elected Governor that year and again in 1872. Died Aug. 17, 1889; buried in Pulaski.

Tennessee Historical Commission


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