Hope, Will H.,

stock dealer and shipper, Birmingham; son of James and Margaret Hope; born June 6, 1842, in Westmoreland Co., Penn.; came with parents to this county in the spring of 1852; settled near Birmingham.
Enlisted in Co. H, 3d I. V. C., in February, 1864; was in the battle of Guntown, Miss., the battles of A. J. Smith's campaign, and with Gen. Wilson in his raid to Macon, Ga.; was honorably discharged Aug. 21, 1865. Returned home and engaged in the agricultural implement business in Birmingham; in the summer of 1866, went into the drug business; in 1873, sold out and commenced his present business. Married Frances McDonald Jan. 17, 1867; she was born in Ohio in December, 1848; have four children -- Doc, Dap C., Clarence and Lida. Republican.