Alexander W. Campbell was their oldest child of Hardy Albert Campbell and Martha Elizabeth Myers from Warren County, Tennessee. Alexander was born November 04, 1847, in Grundy County. He enlisted, to serve, in the Civil War with the Confederate units, April 29, 1861 in Altamont, Tennessee at age 21. He died September 02, 1919. Alexander is buried in the Bonnie Oaks Cemetery, in Coalmont, Tennessee. (Photo provided by Lucille Scissom)
Simon Peter Graham was born August l7, 1834, in Montgomery County, Roanoke, Virginia and died February 20, 1898, in Grundy County, Tennessee. He married Martha Stamback March 02, 1865,in Roanoke, Virginia. Simon Peter’s father is John H. Graham born 1800 in Virginia.
The Civil War started on April 12, 1861. Simon Peter enlisted as a Virginia Volunteer, on May 13, 1861 at age twenty-six. He served under the command of General Robert E. Lee, as a private, in Company 1-28 Reg't Virginia Infantry, as an Artilleryman, a Wagoner, and Teamster. The exact year of his migration to Tennessee is unknown. . Due to his job experience as a wagon driver, and supply master, in the Civil War Simon was hired to transported the convicts from the prisons to the coalfields, and was a prison guard at the stockade. He worked at the Lone Rock Mines and coke ovens in Tracy City, Tennessee. . Simon lived between Tracy Lake and Myers Hill. Simon Peter, Martha, and all of his children, are buried in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Tracy City ,Tennessee. (Photo provided by Lucille Scissom)