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WWI Monument in Knoxville Tennessee

Bradley County, Tennessee, World War 1 Veterans

This index lists the 623 individuals who served from Bradley County during World War I. There were 505 soldiers in the Army, 18 of which were officers. There were 96 sailors in the Navy, 1 of which was an officer. There were 14 Marines in the Marine Corps. There were 8 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.

Goodspeed History of Tennessee, 1887

Moore County, Tennessee Early Businesses and Industries

The first cotton gin was erected near the same place in about 1818. Thomas Roundtree built the cotton mill on the creek at Lynchburg, about the year 1820. At this time there was a cotton gin and cotton mill on East Mulberry Creek near the county line, owned by Levi Roberts. The grist mill and cotton gin at Lynchburg, was then operated by William P. Long. A large tannery was also in operation at Lynchburg about this time. A Mr. McJimsey is said to have opened the first store in Lynchburg some time prior to 1820, at which time William …

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