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CSA Burials in Unmarked Graves

Here are some Black Confederate Soldiers in Williamson County buried in unmarked graves. There are several more in the county, but these are the ones on which I have identified burial sites and have documentation verifying Confederate service. They are eligible for VA stones at no cost. Getting VA stones for these men would be a great project. Getting permission to place them in the Cemeteries is all that is lacking. I have briefly discussed this with Rick Warwick, Historian with the Heritage Foundation of Franklin & Williamson County. He has a lot of contacts in the communities of the county and could be of great help. I'll copy this email to SCV & UDC members and others who may be interested.


Toussaint L'Ouverture Cemetery (Located in Franklin)
Church, Henry 48th TN. Infantry Reg. (Voorhies), Born: 6-20-1842 Died: 12-20-1927
Johnson, Tom 50th TN. Infantry Reg. Born 1839 Died:3-28-1924
Johnson, William Whites TN. Battery Born 1845 Died: 12-16-1931
Otey, Ephiram 1st TN. Infantry Reg. (Feild's) Born 2-6-1845 Died: 9-7-1923
Patton, Robert Bruce Co. F 4th TN. Cavalry Reg. Born: 1-4-1846 Died: 6-9-1915
Parrish, John 2nd TN. Cavalry Born 1843 Died: July 25, 1929

Rest Haven Cemetery (Located in Franklin)
House, Sol 22nd TN. Cavalry Reg. Born: 3-30-1837 Died: May 4, 1927

Lewis Brown Cemetery (Located in Leipers Fork)
Hunter, Booker Gen. Preston Smith's Staff Born 1846 Died 12-15-1924

Nolensville Cemetery (Located in Nolensville)
King, Bill Co. B 20th TN. Infantry Reg. Born 1832 Died: 2-19-1910


Submitted by Dennis Lampley