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A. I. Heath, the old Reb, in his dotage, Tennessee 1920: A. I. Heath, now blind and deaf, sat in his north Sumner County, TN, garden with his wife Patsy and his dog, for this photo. He had been a blacksmith, Confederate munitions maker, and Confederate soldier. He and his boys also traveled the country making music for dances and shindigs; he was a mean fiddler, and his old instrument can now be seen in Trousdale House, Gallatin TN. A. I. died in 1922.
at Oak Grove, between Portland and Westmoreland, Sumner County, Tennessee USA

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