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Dr Vines Edmunds Turner

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Dr Vines Edmunds Turner

Birth
Franklin County, North Carolina, USA
Death
11 May 1914 (aged 77)
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA
Burial
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, USA GPS-Latitude: 35.7865626, Longitude: -78.6261698
Plot
HECK 11
Memorial ID
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Son of Archibald Turner/Mary House

Dentist

1850 Granville
Archibald Turner 41
Mary Turner37
Sarah Turner15
Vines Turner13
Henry Turner11
Indiana Turner9
Little Turner4
Henry F Bobbit20

Additional info provided byFAG Member: 84txag (47443497) • [email protected]

Dr Vines Edmunds Turner was the eldest son of Archibald Adams Turner and Mary Anne Howze. In the 1850 US Census, the family is living in Henderson, Granville County, North Carolina. In the 1860 Census, 24-year-old Vines, his mother Mary and sister India are living in the household of Daniel Harvey Christie, later to be the Colonel of the 23rd North Carolina Infantry Regiment. In 1861, Vines enlisted in the Granville Rifles company, which became Company G, 13th Regiment, North Carolina State Troops. He was elected 3rd Lieutenant of the company on 11 June 1861. On 10 May 1862, he was appointed Adjutant (3LT) and transferred to the Field and Staff of the regiment, now reorganized as the 23rd North Carolina. He was wounded at the Battle of Gaines' Mill near Richmond on 27 June 1862. Lieutenant Turner was appointed Assistant Quartermaster and promoted to Captain on 25 April 1863. He survived the regiment's costly engagements at Chancellorsville (3 May 1863) and Gettysburg (1 July 1863), before being appointed Assistant Quartermaster of General Jubal Early's division on 30 Sep 1864.

In the 1870 US Census for Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, Vines E. Turner is a practicing dentist, with his mother living in his household. On 16 September 1874, the 37-year-old Dr Turner married 26-year-old Love Gales Root in Raleigh. They had three children: Dr Charles Root Turner (1875-1947), Mary Archer Turner Wilson, and Dr Henry Gray Turner.

By 1901, Dr Vines Edmunds Turner had completed work on revising the historical sketch of the 23rd North Carolina originally published in 1897 in Volume XXV of the Southern Historical Society Papers. This new history of the regiment was published in "Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War 1861-'65" (or more briefly, "North Carolina Regiments" edited by Walter Clark.

For a more detailed biography of Dr Vines Turner, see also the 1996 submission by Carol Dalton Dean at http://ncpedia.org.
Contributor: 84txag (47443497) • [email protected]
Son of Archibald Turner/Mary House

Dentist

1850 Granville
Archibald Turner 41
Mary Turner37
Sarah Turner15
Vines Turner13
Henry Turner11
Indiana Turner9
Little Turner4
Henry F Bobbit20

Additional info provided byFAG Member: 84txag (47443497) • [email protected]

Dr Vines Edmunds Turner was the eldest son of Archibald Adams Turner and Mary Anne Howze. In the 1850 US Census, the family is living in Henderson, Granville County, North Carolina. In the 1860 Census, 24-year-old Vines, his mother Mary and sister India are living in the household of Daniel Harvey Christie, later to be the Colonel of the 23rd North Carolina Infantry Regiment. In 1861, Vines enlisted in the Granville Rifles company, which became Company G, 13th Regiment, North Carolina State Troops. He was elected 3rd Lieutenant of the company on 11 June 1861. On 10 May 1862, he was appointed Adjutant (3LT) and transferred to the Field and Staff of the regiment, now reorganized as the 23rd North Carolina. He was wounded at the Battle of Gaines' Mill near Richmond on 27 June 1862. Lieutenant Turner was appointed Assistant Quartermaster and promoted to Captain on 25 April 1863. He survived the regiment's costly engagements at Chancellorsville (3 May 1863) and Gettysburg (1 July 1863), before being appointed Assistant Quartermaster of General Jubal Early's division on 30 Sep 1864.

In the 1870 US Census for Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina, Vines E. Turner is a practicing dentist, with his mother living in his household. On 16 September 1874, the 37-year-old Dr Turner married 26-year-old Love Gales Root in Raleigh. They had three children: Dr Charles Root Turner (1875-1947), Mary Archer Turner Wilson, and Dr Henry Gray Turner.

By 1901, Dr Vines Edmunds Turner had completed work on revising the historical sketch of the 23rd North Carolina originally published in 1897 in Volume XXV of the Southern Historical Society Papers. This new history of the regiment was published in "Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War 1861-'65" (or more briefly, "North Carolina Regiments" edited by Walter Clark.

For a more detailed biography of Dr Vines Turner, see also the 1996 submission by Carol Dalton Dean at http://ncpedia.org.
Contributor: 84txag (47443497) • [email protected]


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