FAMILY HISTORIES OF
PERSONS BURIED AT
GREENWOOD CEMETERY
CLARKSVILLE, TENNESSEE
 
 
 
 

LYCURGUS LURTON

Section 4

1. Lycurgus came to Cíville immediately after TNís secession from Newport, KY (across Ohio from Cincinnati) because he sympathised with statesí right.
2. Lycurgus, and M.D., had 3 sons of note:
        Horace Harmon
        Edw. Berry
        Charles
3. Two of them live here: Edw. Berry, a brilliant lawyer and Charles.
4. Charles, very young, joined the Rebel cause.
        A. He was shot and killed by a local Unionist farmer.
        B. The Methodist minister, following Federal orders, refused to publicly bury him.
        C. Dr. Samuel Ringgold, Episcopal minister, agreed to do so.
        D. Nannie Haskins, young Civil War diarist in Cíville recorded the proceedingsz they diary was quoted by Ken Burns on national TV in his Civil War documentary.

Information used on the Greenwood Historic Tour of 2001.  Site location information may be found on the Greenwood Cemetery site.

Submitted by Randall Rubel  e-mail: RRUBEL@peoplepc.com


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