Tennessee Confederate Soldier's Home Cemetery - Nashville Tn
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member fatcat161
N 36° 12.706 W 086° 36.465
16S E 535257 N 4007508
Quick Description: Located on Lebanon Pike in the area called Hermitage, Tn. (but it is still in Nashville).
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 11/4/2009 12:03:30 PM
Waymark Code: WM7KCZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:
Most of the 483 Confederate soldiers buried here were veterans who died while in the Confederate Soldier's Home which stood about 1 mile north of here. also buried here is Ralph Ledbetter, former slave and bodyguard to a Confederate officer during the war.

Left post inscription: "Memorial post erected by Tennessee Division United Daughters of the Confederacy and Tennessee General Assembly" July 3, 1941.
Right post inscription: "In this scared plot lie buried the brave soldiers of the South who died in the Tennessee Confederate Soldier's Home."
Date cemetery was established: 1892

Visiting hours:
dawn to dusk

Website pertaining to the cemetery: [Web Link]

Visit Instructions:
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We would also like to hear about any of your deceased family members who may be laid to rest in the cemetery.
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