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ADM Albert Gleaves USN -- Nashville TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 36° 09.445 W 086° 46.959
16S E 519550 N 4001430
Quick Description: An official Tennessee state historic marker in honor of Admiral Albert Gleaves, US Navy, downtown Nashville
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 4/15/2019 11:24:44 AM
Waymark Code: WM10CTQ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
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Long Description:
This official Tennessee state historic marker contains a brief biography of the military accomplishments of Nashville native son Admiral Albert Gleaves, US Navy. The marker stands at the NE corner of McGavock Street and 9th Ave S in downtown Nashville.

The marker reads as follows:

"3A 57

Born here Jan. 1, 1858, a graduate of the Naval Academy in 1879, he commanded the USS Cushing in the War with Spain. In 1917 took command of the Cruiser and Transport Force, US Navy, which convoyed Allied troops to France without a loss of a man. In 1919 was Commander in Chief Asiatic Fleet. He held the Distinguished Service Medal, Japanese Order of Sacred Treasure 1st Class, Chinese Order of Weng Hu 1st Class, and French Legion of Honour. He died Jan. 6, 1937.

Tennessee Historical Commission"
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Type of memorial: Plaque

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