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SAM DAVIS WHITE CREAM CORN

SAM DAVIS WHITE CREAM CORN
SAM DAVIS WHITE CREAM CORN
SKU: 5SAM DAVIS
Sam Davis was a young Confederate soldier from Smyrna, TN. He was a private in the First Tennessee Infantry. Davis was a member of Coleman's Scouts who were gathering information about the Union forces as they moved from Middle Tennessee toward Chattanooga. On November 19, 1863 Davis, carrying important documents to General Braxton Bragg at Chattanooga, was captured 15 miles south of Pulaski, Tennessee . Two Union soldiers dressed in Confederate uniforms approached Davis and told him that they were conscripting. Davis dressed in Confederate Uniform, replied that he was already a Confederate soldier The soldiers led him to their commanding officer, who took his gun. A search revealed papers in the soles of his boots and saddle. He was taken to Pulaski and imprisoned in jail on the northwest corner of the square, He was court marshalled, and condemned to death by hanging. General Dodge offered young Davis his freedom if he would reveal the source of his information. Davis replied, " If I had a thousand lives, I would give them all here before I would betray a friend or the confidence of my informe". On November 27, 1863, Sam rode in a wagon, supon his own coffin, from the Giles County jail to a hill in east Pulaski, There he died the death of a hero. A statue was erected in the town center of Pulaski TN in 1910 by the Daughters of the Confederacy. This statue is what appears on the can label
Quality: Mint
Topics: Military
Company:  M. Cohen & Sons
City:  Pulaski
State:  TN
Size:  4.5"x12"
Price: $10.00