ZION PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH CEMETERY-MAURY COUNTY TENNESSEE
WATKINS, Samuel R., 26 Jun 1839 - 20 Jul 1901. (Son Frederick H. & Penelope W. Watkins; Co H, 1st Tenn Infantry, Confederate States of America).
WATKINS, Virginia Mayes, 16 Jul 1839 - 10 Jan 1920. (Daughter of George Whitfield & Elvira Mayes; wife Sam R.)
Samuel is famous & much quoted for the dairy he kept detailing the glory and rigors of the Confederate Soldier during the Civil War. It is a must read for Civil War history buffs.
Inscription: "Sacred to the memory -- of Samuel R. Watkins -- "CO. ATCH" -- June 26, 1839 - July 20, 1901.----
Virginia Mayes Watkins -- July 16, 1839 - Jan 10, 1920".
Photo & info by Wayne Austin. 3 Apr 2008.
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