April 19, 2014

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History of Pendleton County: Notes Collected But Not Classified

The history of Pendleton County was written by Emma McClanahan Thompson in 1934 and was printed in several editions of The Falmouth Outlook beginning July 5, 1988.

Capt. James M. Wilson born at Falmouth in 1838. He enlisted at the first call served with rank of captain and breret major and was in the battles of Chickamauga, Lookout Mt., Missionary Ridge, and many others. He was in Atlanta campaign and was with first company of troops to enter Savannah. After war he was a grocery merchant at Falmouth postmaster for 17 years under McKinley, Roosevelt and Taft. Mayor of Falmouth for 8 years. Died in 1917.