"Tennessee Trails" through Bedford County

Bedford County TN Biographies


Physician and surgeon; born in Moore Co., Tenn., Dec. 19, 1843; Scotch-Irish descent; entered Confederate army when seventeen years of age in 1st Tenn. Regiment (Peter Turney’s), wounded at Gaines Mill, wounded again in Pickett’s charge, Gettysburg, captured and carried to David’s Island, paroled, sent home on furlough, joined Forrest’s Cavalry and surrendered with him at Gainesville, Ala., 1865; graduated in medicine 1872 and has practiced his profession at Flat Creek since 1873; married Elizabeth Ann Lucas Sept. 9, 1869; Democrat; member Masons and Odd Fellows; member Methodist church, South.

Source: Who’s Who in Tennessee, Memphis: Paul & Douglass Co., Publishers, 1911; transcribed by Kim Mohler

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