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Knoxville, Tennessee: Rebel Grave of Horne Brothers

William and John Horne were Confederate vets who despised the Union until they died in 1891 and 1906. Their grave is marked with a sculpted Rebel soldier with his back turned to a Union Monument in a neighboring cemetery.

Old Gray Cemetery

543 N. Broadway NE, Knoxville, TN
Old Gray Cemetery. On the southbound side of US Hwy 441, just south of its intersection with Tyson St. From the entrance gate bear right until you reach the back of the cemetery. The grave will be on the left side of the road, facing away from it, under the trees.
Gates open daily dawn-dusk. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Horne grave.

Rebel Grave of the Horne Brothers

Directions were spot on! He's standing there with his back turned.

[Jennifer Copeland, 09/20/2018]

A Rebel afterlife snub of the neighboring cemetery's Yankee soldier memorial. The grave is pivoted contrary to the rest of the graves' orientation, the statue's back is turned.

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