Nashville, Tennessee: Statue of Sam Davis, Boy Hero of the Confederacy

Sam was actually 21 when he was hanged by Yankees as a Rebel spy, but in the lore of the South he remains The Boy Hero of the Confederacy.
Address:
7th Ave. N., Nashville, TN
Directions:
On the lawn of the state capitol. I-40/65 exit 209. Drive to Charlotte Ave., turn east, then drive a half-mile. On the left, on the corner of Charlotte and 7th Aves.
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Boy Hero. Statue of Sam Davis, Boy Hero of the Confederacy

The best times to walk the state capitol grounds are on weekends and holidays. Sam Davis' house, grave, capture site and hanging site are all within a 60 mile radius of downtown Nashville where this statue resides.

[Darren And Donna, 07/08/2014]
Boy Hero statue. Statue of Sam Davis, Boy Hero of the Confederacy

Great statue and inspiration and testament to friendship. Be sure to check out the rest of the capitol grounds. One of the best parks and grounds of the 15 capitol grounds we have been to.

[Chris Gemlo, 04/08/2010]

"I would die a thousand deaths before I would betray a friend." Sam Davis was actually 21 when he was hanged by Union forces as a Rebel courier and a spy, but in the lore of the South he remains The Boy Hero of the Confederacy.

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