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Signature of James L. Dusenbery and several photographs artistically combined.

Dortch, William Baskerville

William Baskerville Dortch (1828-1882) from La Grange, TN, received his BA in 1849 and became a lawyer. He was elected to the Tennessee general assembly in 1853 and 1855 and held the rank of major in the Confederate army.





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