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The Final Resting Place of Doc Scurlock

20160313_090313Josiah Gordon “Doc” Scurlock was born in January 11, 1850 in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, and died on July 25, 1929, in Eastland Texas, where he was buried.

Scurlock’s claim to fame comes from his participation in the Lincoln County War.  He was a founding member of the Regulators and their third and last leader.  He had medical training, which earned him the nickname “Doc”. Continue reading