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WWI Monument in Knoxville Tennessee

Cannon County, Tennessee, World War 1 Veterans

This index lists the 319 individuals who served from Cannon County during World War I. There were 300 soldiers in the Army, 6 of which were officers. There were 17 sailors in the Navy and none were officers. There were no Marines in the Marine Corps. There were 2 fraudulent enlistments, discharges, dishonorable discharges, or desertions.

WWI Monument in Knoxville Tennessee

Bledsoe County, Tennessee, World War 1 Veterans

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.

Goodspeed History of Tennessee, 1887

Brief History of Lynchburg, Moore County, Tennessee

Thomas Roundtree, who lived in the log house on the lot where Dr. E. Y. Salmon now resides, was the original proprietor of the lands on which Lynchburg is located. He laid out the town about the year 1818, and, as the famous beech tree, used as a lynching post, where early offenders were punished, stood over the spring near his house, he very appropriately named the town Lynchburg. Lots were laid out and numbered on the street south of the court house and sold at public sale; but, no records having been preserved, it is impossible to give date …

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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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