Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Col. Thomas Kennedy Gordon



Marker ID:  
Location: is on Blackburn Hollow Road east of Lewisburg Highway (U.S. 31A), Pulaski T,N
County: Giles
Coordinates: N 35° 17.046    W 086° 54.281
  35.2841    -86.90468333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Serving under Gen. Andrew Jackson as captain in the War of 1812, he became a lifelong friend of ailing Jackson in Creek War when he said to him, "General I'll stay, will die with you," as others threatened to leave. Pioneer settler of Brick Church, attained rank of colonel in Tennessee Militia, member of 18th and 21st Tennessee General Assemblies.

1991 by The Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Tennessee,
L.J. Shaw, State President.