Rutherford County’s Confederate Guardian of Peace Monument

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Rutherford County’s Confederate Guardian of Peace Monument was unveiled November 7, 1901, facing east down East Main Street.  It was moved to its current location in 1914.

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The Rutherford County Confederate veterans gathered in front of the Confederate monument on the Square in Murfreesboro for their annual reunion in 1929. A.C. “Uncle Albert” Everett, the only black veteran in the group, in on the far right of this photo in front of the Charles Store.

The Rutherford County Confederate veterans gathered in front of the Confederate Guardian of Peace monument on the Square in Murfreesboro for their annual reunion in 1929. A.C. “Uncle Albert” Everett, the only black veteran in the group, in on the far right of this photo in front of the Charles Store.

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