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Turnbow, George W.

Posted by ceddleman 
Turnbow, George W.
March 07, 2007 08:56PM
Kentucky: A History of the State, Perrin, Battle, Kniffin, 8th ed., 1888,
Bullitt Co.

GEORGE W. TURNBOW was born in Missouri, March 10, 1845, and is a son of
Alexander and Margaret (Kelley) Turnbow, also of Missouri. He is the
ninth in a family of ten children, and his father dying while the subject
was still very young, his mother removed to Louisville, where George W.
was brought up and educated. In 1861, when the civil war broke out, he
enlisted in Company D, Fifteenth Kentucky (Federal) Infantry, and served
until the close of the war. He participated in the battles of Stone
River, Chickamauga, Mission Ridge, and in the fighting around Atlanta.
After the war was over he returned to Louisville, and afterward located in
Bullitt County, where he still resides, engaged in farming.
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