Capt. Alexander E. Patton

Submitted by Greg Curtis

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He was born 1 Jan. 1800, died 3 Feb. 1879, Grundy Co., TN;
married (2) Salina HOLLINGSWORTH.
*Residence, Grundy Co., dark complexion, grey hair, grey eyes, 5'9 1/2".
Considered the largest slaveholder in the county, Patton owned 51 slaves valued at $22,500.
Enlisted 29 Apr 61 as Captain at Pelham, aged 61;
resigned 8 Aug 61 due to general debility.
Succeeded by Elijah REYNOLDS.
He subsequently returned to Tennessee.
Took the oath at Nashville, 20 May

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