Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Alvan Cullen Gillem



Marker ID: THC 3B 26
Location: at the courthouse, 101 E Hull St , Gainesboro, TN
County: Jackson
Coordinates: N 36° 21.322    W 085° 39.519
  36.35536666    -85.65865
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM262Y
 



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Alvan Cullen Gillem
July 29, 1830 - December 2, 1875


Born nearby; graduated from the US Military Academy in 1851, his Civil War duties included those of Provost Marshall of Nashville, later Adjt. General of Tennessee, to which he was appointed by Andrew Johnson. Promoted to Maj. Gen.; commanded the expedition which killed John H. Morgan. His last active service was in Modor War, 1873.

Tennessee Historical Commission