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


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