Latta House (Dyersburg, Tennessee)

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Latta House
Latta House (Dyersburg, Tennessee) is located in Tennessee
Latta House (Dyersburg, Tennessee)
Latta House (Dyersburg, Tennessee) is located in the US
Latta House (Dyersburg, Tennessee)
Location 947 Troy Ave., Dyersburg, Tennessee
Coordinates 36°2′31″N 89°23′6″W / 36.04194°N 89.38500°W / 36.04194; -89.38500Coordinates: 36°2′31″N 89°23′6″W / 36.04194°N 89.38500°W / 36.04194; -89.38500
Built 1852
Architect Samuel Rankin Latta
NRHP reference # 78002586[1]
Added to NRHP November 14, 1978

Latta House is a historic house in Dyersburg, Tennessee. The house was built in 1852 by Samuel Rankin Latta. Latta was a Pennsylvania native who had moved to Tennessee and worked as a lawyer and teacher. He served as an officer in the Confederate States Army during the Civil War. His Civil War letters to his wife, Mary, are in the Tennessee State Library and Archives. The letters include a first-hand account of the Battle of Shiloh.[2]

The house was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Merritt, Roger A. (1990). "LATTA, SAMUEL RANKIN (1827-1910) PAPERS, 1848-1862" (PDF). Tennessee State Library and Archives.