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Brig. Gen. Thomas Benton Smith (CSA) (1838 - 1923)

Thomas Benton Smith (February 24, 1838 – May 21, 1923) was a brigadier general in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War. Biography Smith was born in Mechanicsville,...

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Colonel Hume R. Field (CSA) (1834 - 1921)

On the 2nd day of May, 1861, ten companies were mustered into service at Nashville and known as the First Regiment Tennessee Volunteers. Twenty-seven year old Hume R. Field was appointed Captain of...

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Colonel Jacob B. Biffle (CSA) (1830 - 1877)

Jacob Barnett Biffle, the son of John Barnett and Mary Chambers Biffle, was born on May 31, 1830 near Ashland in Wayne County, Tennessee. His father was a veteran of the War of 1812 [who served in Sa...

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Col. Peter Turney (CSA), Gov., Chief Justice Tenn. Sup. Ct. MP (1827 - 1903)

Peter Turney (September 22, 1827 – October 19, 1903) was Chief Justice of the Tennessee Supreme Court from 1870 to 1893; and served as the Governor of the U.S. state of Tennessee from 1893 to ...

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Maj. General Thomas J. Wood (USA) (1823 - 1906)

Thomas John Wood (September 25, 1823 – February 26, 1906) was a career United States Army officer and a Union general during the American Civil War. Early life and career Wood was born in ...

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