641: Mary Bradford Johns
Confederate Folk Figure
Birth and Death Dates Unknown, Tennessee, United States of America
Mary is remembered today for rallying forlorn Confederate Troops during the War Between the States.
She is remembered as the Heroine of the Battle of Nashville for her efforts to perk up the troops and convince them to fight.
There is very little genealogical information about Mary available online. We know her parents were Edward Bradford and Virginia Austin Campbell. She married on 19 June 1873 to John Johns, her childhood sweetheart, and she was from Tennessee. She had three children.