This cemetery is located on a farm road which runs east from Old Decaturville Road less than a half mile south of Mt. Tabor Church. The farm road curves south, climbs a small rise, and passes some farm buildings. The small fenced cemetery is located beyond the farm buidlings. The cemetery is shown on the U.S.G.S. Perryville quadrangle (1986) but is mislabeled as "Houston Cemetery." The cemetery contains one grave marked with military marker and several graves marked by fieldstones. David Donahue recorded this cemetery November 29, 1996.
An earlier record of this cemetery was made by Margarett Alexander, Blanche Tuten, and Nancy Jones on April 30, 1976. Their record appears in Decatur County, Tennessee Cemetery Records published by the Captain Daniel A. Wesson Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy, Parsons, Tennessee, 1984, p. 578. They noted "at least 8 graves marked with sandstone markers." Their record also includes this note: "Since indexing this graveyard Dr. Charles Alderson has purchased the farm on which the graveyard is located. He has spent several hours cleaning it off and reports to have found at least 13 graves. Dr. Alderson states he plans to fence the graveyard sometime in the future."
Taylor, J. L. P., no dates, military marker "Co. E. 6 Tenn. Cav."
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