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Unidentified Cemetery NW 35
Simpson County
Kentucky  USA

Cemetery notes and/or description:
This unidentified cemetery is 2-8/10 mi. northwest of Franklin on Morgantown Road (Hwy 73). Cemetery was in the northwest corner at the intersection with Turnertown Road on property of Ernest Gillum. The stones have all been removed. It is believed that two Confederate prisoners were brought to Simpson County from Louisville and shot to death in retaliation for some Union citizens shot by guerillas. Information from Collins History, Vol. I, p. 139. Date of execution 20 Aug 1864. According to local information, this is their burial place.
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