Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Sam Davis

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Location: less than .1 miles west of Minor Hill Highway (Tennessee 11) and accessible from Tennessee 11 by turning on Monument Drive, Minor Hill, TN
County: Giles
Coordinates: N 35° 2.336    W 087° 10.409
  35.03893333    -87.17348333
Waymark: None


Place where Sam Davis was captured Nov. 19, 1863
Minor Hill, Tennessee
Executed at Pulaski Tenn. Nov. 27, 1863
When offered his freedom for information, his answer was, "No, I cannot, I would rather die a thousand deaths than betray a friend or be false to a duty."
No greater love hath man than this: life for one's friend to give, that soul divine, speaks to his foe, "I die that you may live."

2006 by Giles County #257 United Daughters of the Confederacy and General John C. Brown Camp #112 Sons of Confederate Veterans.