This combat veteran is buried on the land that his father, a Revolutionary War veteran from North Carolina, claimed with his family in 1791. Cannon was twice a member of Congress and twice governor of Tennessee. Look for the Cannon name in points of interest throughout The Jack Trail, including the original name of Murfreesboro.
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