POLK, Lucius E. (1892)

Gen. Lucius E. Polk Is Dead

Nashville, Tenn., Dec. 1 – General Lucius E. POLK died at Ashwood, Maury county this morning.  Gen. POLK was 59 years of age. He served in the confederate army under Gen. Pat CLEBURNE until the latter was killed at Franklin. He commanded a division in a corps at CHicamauga and served with distinction throughout the war.

He has since the war engaged in farming in Maury county, he was sent to the state senate in 1888. Gen. POLK leaves a wife and five children.

Source: Knoxville Daily Journal and Journal and Tribune. 2 Dec 1892. pg. 1


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