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John Cowper Granbery

Birth5 DEC 1829
 
Education1848
 
Religion1848methodist
Religion1850-1851methodist
Religion1850methodist
Org.1854-1857
 
Boydton, Randolph Macon College, Chaplain
Religion1856methodist
Religion1857-1859
 
methodist
Religion1865-1867methodist
Religion1865-1868methodist
Religion1868-1870
 
methodist
Religion1872-1874methodist
Org.1875-1882
 
Nashville, Vanderbilt University, ProfessorNashville, Vanderbilt University
Religion1882methodist
Death1 APR 1907
 
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Aged: 77.3 years

PROFESSOR GRANBERY is first among us as an expounder of the Scriptures. As chaplain in the Confederate forces no claim has come forward to challenge his precedence there for fidelity to his commission. He marched on foot with the men, ministered to them, and was shot down by their side. He shared the lot of a common soldier in the field. He shirked no danger in the fight.

The wound in the head that smote him down, was reported as mortal, and he was left among the slain. He was captured and recovered, with but the ruin of the sight in one eye.

In matters of doctrine or duty his voice always commanded assent, for he had mastered the theology of his church, and he had illustrated the whole round of duties. He was ready to serve his brethren,... Read More

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  1. Wikipedia
  2. Findagrave John Cowper Granbery
  3. Book:Sketches of the Virginia Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South; Website
  4. Book:Minutes of Annual Conference Methodist Ch, 1846; and following years in other books; Website
  1. Findagrave Ella Fayette Winston Granbery
  2. FamilySearch United States Census, 1900
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