This index lists the 622 Coffee County, Tennessee, World War 1 Veterans. There were 564 soldiers in the Army, 18 of which were officers. There were 42 sailors in the Navy and none were officers. There were 7 Marines in the Marine Corps. There were 9 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.
This index reports that 739 individuals served from Bedford County during World War I. There were 649 soldiers in the Army, 29 of which were officers. There were 64 sailors in the Navy, 3 of which were officers. There were 21 Marines in the Marine Corps. There were 5 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.
The county court is composed of the several civil magistrates of the several civil districts of the county, and is presided over by one of their number, whom they elect as a chairman. The county court clerk and the sheriff are officers of this court. The court meets in quarterly sessions the first Mondays of January, April, July and October. Quorum courts convene on the first Mondays of each month. For the organization of this court and a sketch of its proceedings, the reader is referred to the organization of the county, in which its history is interwoven. The first …