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HISTORIC ACCOUNTS  -  THE NASHVILLE CITY CEMETERY

DATE
NEWSPAPER NAME
TOPICS OF ARTICLES ABOUT CITY CEMETERY
Nashville Clarion
Need for a new burying ground in Nashville
Nashville Whig & Tennessee Gazette
Citizens to meet about a new burying ground
Nashville Gazette
Request to remove anyone buried outside the limits of the graveyard
Family Chronicle
Octavia Zollicoffer Bond
Richard Cross sold City 4 acres for burying ground
Nashville Clarion
Cemetery Sexton needed. Apply to Mayor
National Banner & Nashville Daily Advertiser
Past four years of interments
National Banner and Nashville Whig
List of burials for part of June, 1835
Nashville Whig
Sexton's report of burials in June 1841
Nashville Whig
Description of City Cemetery
Nashville Whig
Sexton's report of burials in August 1841
Nashville Republican Banner
No Fence. Sexton Kingsley re subscripitons
Nashville Whig
Sexton Kingsley making improvements
Nashville Daily Gazette
Monument to John Sevier
Nashville Daily Gazette
Comparison of burials-first 6 mos. 1852 to 1853
Nashville Dispatch Reprinted in Nashville Retrospect, April 2013
General Mitchell To Protect Cemetery From Being Disturbed & Cemetery Statistics for March and April
The Daily Press
Murfreesboro office opened
The Daily Press
Mourning Clothes Available in Nashville
The Daily Press
Caskets, Hearses, Carriages - J. H. Currey, Undertaker
The Daily Press
Burial Cases, Hearses, Metallic Cases - W. R. Cornelius, Undertaker
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Nashville Daily Press
Fence stolen at City Cemetery
Nashville Daily Press 
Sexton Norvell making improvements
Nashville paper
Cave Mystery near the cemetery
Union & American
Burial in Soldiers' cemetery near City Cemetery
Nashville Union & Dispatch
A Stroll Through the City Cemetery
Republican Banner
Sexton's report of burials in May 1867
Nashville Union & Dispatch
Desolate Graves, possibly Confederate Soldiers
Nashville Daily Gazette
The Resting Place of the Dead Given Over to the Raids of Swines
Union & American
Necropolis – Reburials from City Cemetery near Railroad to Mt. Olivet
Nashville Daily Gazette
Council considering buying land for new cemetery
Republican Banner
Neglected graves of Confederate dead
Nashville Union & Dispatch
The Cities of the Dead – Report of the Cemetery Committee
Nashville paper
New Gate and repair of fencing taking place
1868, Mar. 22
Nashville Daily Gazette
Removal to Mt. Olivet instructions
Nashville Union & American
A Bull in a Cemetery – Attacks Two Ladies
Nashville paper
Confederate graves decorated City & Mt. Olivet
Republican Banner
Proposed Conversion of Cemetery into Park
Nashville Daily Gazette
Closing the City Cemetery
Nashville Union & Dispatch
The Old Cemetery – The Waterworks
Nashville Union & American
The City Cemetery – Cemetery Not Closed Despite Appearances
Nashville Union & American
Report of the Sexton to the City Council
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Republican Banner
Site bought for Confederate dead Reburials
Republican Banner
Memorial Concert. Aid Confederate Reburials
Republican Banner
Conf. Reburials to Mt. Olivet underway
Republican Banner
Confederate graves decorated at City & Mt. Olivet
Republican Banner
Dedication of Confederate burials at Mt. Olivet
Union & American
Memorial Day at City & Mt. Olivet
Republican Banner
Confederate graves. Reburials at Mt. Olivet
Nashville Union & American
The Ivy Stone
Republican Banner
Confederate Reburials continuing to Mt. Olivet
Republican Banner
Confederate graves decorated at City & Mt.Olivet
Nashville paper
Sexton's report on burials in June 1870
Nashville Union & American
Cemetery Depredations by Visitors
Nashville Union & American
Graveyard Horror – Dead Body Found Unburied
Republican Banner
Memorial Day at City, Mt. Olivet & Calvary
Republican Banner
Confederate graves decorated at City & Mt. Olivet
Republican Banner
Improvements made to Cemetery by Sexton Dan Martin since his appointment
Republican Banner
New fence and sewer needed
Republican Banner
Common Council bill for $1200 to be appropriated to improvements at Cemetery
Republican National Banner
Improved Condition of Cemetery
Republican National Banner
Large Number of Cemetery Visitors
Republican Banner
Brave Lad Sees Large Reptile
Nashville Union & American
Workmen Will Begin to Put Up New Plank Fence
Republican Banner
Resolution moving toward repair of tombstones and conversion to memorial park
Union & American
Confederate & Federal graves decorated
Nashville Republican Banner
FORGETTING THE PAST - Scattering Flowers Here and There in the City and Mt. Calvary Cemeteries.
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The Daily American
South Nashville's Mortality - Poisonous Gases from Vault?
The Daily American
Demolition of the City Vault
Clayton History
History of early Nashville cemeteries
Nashville Banner
Condition of Cemetery Suggest Label of "Repose Cemetery"
Nashville Banner
Many improvements made to the cemetery by William Perry
Nashville Banner
Removal of the City Cemetery
Nashville Banner
Letter to Paper Regarding the Closing of the Cemetery
Nashville Banner
Another Letter Regarding the Closing of the Cemetery Lawsuit
Nashville Banner
For Those Interested in the City Cemetery Invitation to Meeting
Nashville Banner
Test Case on City Cemetery to be Tried in Circuit Court
Nashville Banner
Owners of Lots in the City Cemetery to Meet Regarding Their Rights
Nashville Banner
A Meeting of Citizens Regarding City Cemetery Held at the Merchants' Exchange
Nashville Banner
Lawsuit to be Taken up Next Week
Nashville Banner
Judge Reid Decides Test Case in Favor of the Defendant
Crew History
Burial records 1822-1859 at City Cemetery
Nashville Banner
Many distinguished Tennesseans at City Cemetery
Nashville American
An Unusual Ghost Visits City Cemetery
Confederate Veteran
Confederate Monuments in Tennessee Confederate Circle at Mt. Olivet
Nashville Tennessean and Nashville American
Graves of Nashville's Honored Dead Grow Up in Weeds
Nashville Tennessean and Nashville American
Wonders beneath City of Nashville - Graves Disappear in What is Thought to be Mighty Caverns
Nashville Tennessean and Nashville American
Hole in Cemetery - Cave-in Just Over Cavern Said to Exist Under City
Nashville American
Robert Smiley's Grave Located
Modern Methods
Many Pioneers at City Cemetery
Nashville paper
City Cemetery Restoration progressing
Nashville paper
City Cemetery Restoration progressing
Tennessean
James Robertson Lot restored, beautified
Tennessean
Tracing history, vaults, recent restoration
Tennessean
Many Pioneers at City Cemetery
Banner Magazine
Condition of City Cemetery
Nashville Banner
Retrospective reprint of article about condition of cemetery in 1959
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