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Peter Turney
Birth: Sep. 27, 1827
Jasper
Marion County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 28, 1903
Winchester
Franklin County
Tennessee, USA

Civil War Confederate Army Officer, Tennessee Governor. He was reared in Winchester and earned his law degree in Nashville. After the outbreak of the Civil War he raised the 1st Tennessee (CSA) Infantry Regiment in 1861, and became its Colonel and commander. Under his leadership the 1st Tennessee fought at the Battles of 1st Manassas, the Seven Days, 2nd Manassas, Harper's Ferry, Sharpsburg and Fredericksburg, where he was severely wounded. After the war he was elected to the Tennessee Supreme Court. In 1893 he left the bench to serve as Governor of Tennesse, serving from 1893 to 1897. Upon his retirement he returned to Winchester. (bio by: Jody & Lesa Baltz) 
 
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 Parents:
  Hopkins Lacy Turney (1797 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Hannah Ferguson Graham Turney (1836 - 1888)*
 
 Sibling:
  Peter Turney (1827 - 1903)
  Miller Francis Turney (1831 - 1872)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Winchester City Cemetery
Winchester
Franklin County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Jody & Lesa Baltz
Record added: Mar 03, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5238232
Peter Turney
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Peter Turney
Added by: Jody & Lesa Baltz
 
Peter Turney
Added by: Jody & Lesa Baltz
 
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