Stephen Edward Hinton Dance

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Stephen Edward Hinton Dance

  • Birth 30 Mar 1834 Lynchburg, Moore County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 20 Mar 1900 Lynchburg, Moore County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Lynchburg, Moore County, Tennessee, USA
  • Memorial ID 10510123

Private / 1st Lieutenant
Company 'E' The Lynchburg Rangers
1st Tennessee Infantry Volunteers
Turney's Regiment

Occupation: Medical Doctor / Businesman
Residence: Family farm near Lynchburg, Tennessee

Enrolled 29 April 1861 at Lynchburg, Tennessee as Private. Detailed on special duty with surgeon of regiment. Appointed to Medical Staff.

Attended Emory and Henry College, Virginia. Returned home to study medicine and attended one course of lectures in 1854-55 in the University of Tennessee. He graduated from the Louisville (Kentucky) Medical College in 1856 and began practicing his profession in Lynchburg.

During the war he was assistant surgeon of Turney's First Tennessee, and in 1862 was promoted to surgeon of the Eighth Tennessee continuing until near the close of the conflict when he was made medical director for the reserves of Tennessee.

After his return from the battlefield he resumed his profession in Lynchburg in which he has met with good success. In 1883 Dr. Dance opened a drugstore in Lynchburg. He was one of the stockholders of a cotton mill and also owned an interest in the grist mills of Dance and Waggoner at Lynchburg.

Charter member of The Lynchburg Male and Female Institute and The Lynchburg Normal School from 1870-1885. Trustee of the Lynchburg Methodist Episcopal Church in 1872.

A Tribute Of Respect upon his death was printed in the Nashville Christian Advocate on May 31, 1900.

Bio by: Jerry Platz

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  • Added: 21 Feb 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10510123
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Stephen Edward Hinton Dance (30 Mar 1834–20 Mar 1900), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10510123, citing Lynchburg City Cemetery, Lynchburg, Moore County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Graveaddiction (contributor 46528400) .