Covington, Tipton County TN.
Date Installed or Dedicated: 05/29/1895
Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Citizens of Covington and Tipton County TN, Sons of Confederate Veterans Fort Wright #2506
From 1876-1941, Confederate Soldier’s Reunions were held at Brighton, Covington, and Glenn Springs. The great American cavalry general, Nathan Bedford Forrest, made his last public address to his Confederate comrades of the 7th Tennessee Cavalry at Covington in 1876.