Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Sam Davis

Marker ID: THC 3D 22
Location: at the intersection of Nashville Highway (U.S. 31) and Walnut Drive, Columbia, TN
County: Maury
Coordinates: N 35° 41.081    W 086° 59.802
  35.68468333    -86.9967
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


In a cabin here the escort with the body of the "Boy Hero of the Confederacy" stayed overnight while returning to his home in Smyrna, Tenn., for burial. A member of Coleman's Scouts, Army of Tennessee, he had been executed by the Federal commander at Pulaski, Nov. 27, 1863.

Tennessee Historical Commission