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Obituary of T. J. Elmore, Mayfield, Kentucky.

Capt. T. J. Elmore, of Mayfield, Ky., died October 11, 1919. He raised Company G, 14th Mississippi Infantry, Baldwin's Brigade, Stewart's Corps. Three times he was made prisoner of war, but continued in the service until the surrender of General Lee. He served his district in both houses of the Kentucky Legislature.

Captain Elmore was an honorary member of the Mayfield Chapter, U. D. C., whose tribute in resolutions states:

"In the death of Capt. T. J. Elmore we, as the U. D. C. of the Mayfield Chapter, have sustained a loss which words cannot measure nor express our apprecaition of the valuable service rendered and advice given since our first organization; be it

"Resolved, That we mourn his death and cherish his memory in our Chapter and hold up to our young men his life of vigor, power, and integrity, and the splendid gallantry of his early manhood when he charged in the ranks of our invincible Confederate army as worthy of consideration.

"That we send loving sympathy to the three daughters and one sone.

"That this memorial be recorded in our minutes and published in our city papers and the Confederate Veteran."

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, March, 1920.

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