MONTGOMERY COUNTY WAR RECORDS
Nathaniel O. Lovelace (1843-1910)
Rev. Nathaniel O. Lovelace was pastor of
Spring Creek Baptist Church near Clarksville.
Rev. Lovelace enlisted as a private
April 15, 1861, in Company G, 14th Tennessee Infantry. He was
wounded three times before his parole May 6, 1865. He was
Chaplain of Forbes' Bivouac, CSA, and gave a prayer when Clarksville
welcomed its troops back from the Spanish-American War.
"Rev. N. O. Lovelace, age 66 years, was
born and reared in Lauderdale County, TN. He died February 13,
1910, at his home on Spring Creek. He is survived by four
children: one son, Rev. B. H. Lovelace, Pastor of Belmont Baptist
Church in Nashville, and three daughters, Mrs. Jodie Howard, Mrs. T. J.
Munford, and Miss Fortie Lovelace. A Confederate Soldier.
He married Miss Sallie Whitfield in 1868. He was a member of
Forbes Bivouac. By his request, he was buried in his Confederate
gray suit with gray blanket wrapped around him. Interment was in
Clarksville Leaf-Chronicle, February 14, 1910, page 1
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