Historic Markers Across Tennessee



John Adams



Marker ID: THC 3F 26
Location: US. 31A, Giles County, in Pulaski, TN
County: Giles
Coordinates: N 35° 11.714    W 087° 1.658
  35.19523333    -87.02763333
Waymark: None
 



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Born in Nashville, July 1, 1825, he served as an officer of the First Dragoons following graduation from the Military Academy in 1846. Resigning at Secession, he rose to command a brigade in the Confederate Army of Tennessee. He was killed leading his brigade at Franklin, Nov. 30, 1864. He is buried in the cemetery 300 yards south.

Tennessee Historical Commission