Civil War Soldiers of Moore County, Tennessee

Civil War Veterans

George Dance
(1 Jan 1842 - 12 Nov 1924)

George Dance was slave, born January 1, 1842 near Tuscumbia, Colbert County, Alabama. The names of his parents are unknown. He served during the war in the 8th Tennessee Infantry Regiment with Dr. S.E.H. Dance, who was Surgeon of the regiment.

George Dance was married on December 11, 1873 in Moore County to Maggie Travis. The marriage was performed by Berry Womack, minister. It has been said by some of the old-timers in Moore County that George Dance, known in later years as "Uncle George", was a large man who went barefoot a lot of the time.


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