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WWI Monument in Knoxville Tennessee

McNairy County, Tennessee, World War 1 Veterans

This index reports that 656 individuals served from McNairy County during World War I. There were 592 soldiers in the Army and 2 were officers. There were 49 sailors in the Navy and 1 was an officer. There were 6 soldiers in the Marine Corps. There were 9 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.

Goodspeed History of Tennessee, 1887

Moore County, Tennessee Organization

The county of Moore was organized in accordance with an act of the General Assembly of the state of Tennessee, entitled “An act to establish a new county out of portions of the territory of Lincoln, Franklin, Coffee and Bedford Counties, to be called the county of Moore, in honor of the late General William Moore, of Tullahoma, Tennessee, one of the early settlers of Lincoln County, Tennessee, a soldier of the war of 1812, and for many years a member of the General Assembly of the state of Tennessee,” passed December 14, 1871. The act provided that the county …

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