This index lists the 589 Claiborne County, Tennessee, World War 1 Veterans. There were 534 soldiers in the Army, 12 of which were officers. There were 34 sailors in the Navy and none were officers. There were 5 Marines in the Marine Corps. There was 1 nurse in the Army Nurses Corps. There were 15 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.
This index reports that 174 individuals served from Bledsoe County during World War I. There were 154 soldiers in the Army, 5 of which were officers. There were 12 sailors in the Navy, 1 of which was an officer. There were 3 Marines in the Marine Corps. There were 5 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.
Blount County Tennessee lies between the Tennessee River and the great Smoky Mountain, and south of Knox County. It has an area of about 470 square miles, one-sixth of which is mountain land. It is abundantly supplied with water and water power. The principal stream is Little River, which receives the waters of Crooked Creek, Pistol Creek, Nails Creek and Ellejoy. In the southern and western portions of the county are Abram, Nine Mile, Six Mile, Four Mile, Baker and Boyd Creeks. The mineral resources are abundant. In addition to iron and marble. silver and gold are found in paying …