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Brown Cook Rochelle Thompson

Obituary of M. R. Rochelle, Hohenwald, Tennessee.

M. R. Rochelle died at Hohenwald, Tenn., October 6, 1915, at the age of seventy-three years. He was born April 10, 1842, in North Carolina and went to Tennessee with his parents, who settled in Lawrence County, where they remained until the War between the States. Comrade Rochelle then enlisted in the Confederate army, serving in Company C (Davenport's company), 32d Tennessee Regiment, Col. Edward C. Cook, of John C. Brown's brigade. He was taken prisoner at Fort Donelson and was seven months in Camp Morton, Ind. He was then exchanged at Vicksburg.

Comrade Rochelle was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church. He was buried with Masonic honors in the cemetery at Hohenwald, Tenn. He lived as became a man and died in full faith of the resurrection. His second wife survives him, with one son, T. J. Rochelle, of Riverside, Tenn., and a daughter, Mrs. M. F. Thompson, of Hohenwald.

SOURCE: Confederate Veteran Magazine, December, 1916.

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