E.T. METCALF, physician, Tallula; was born in Macoupin Co., Ill., July 27, 1843; son of Dr. J. M. Metcalf; he spent his boyhood days with his parents, and was educated at Waverly; he enlisted in the army in 1862, with the 101st I.V.I., Co. G; after the service of about eight months, h is health became so impaired that he was discharged, after which, he returned and took up the study of medicine under Dr. J. Minor, of Waverly. Sept. 11, 1864, he married Miss Chattie Burnett, of Waverly, and, in the winter of 1864 - 65, he attended Rush Medical College; he located in Tallula in 1867, and began the practice of his profession; they are parents of four children, viz., Daisy B. (deceased), Milton, Anna B. and George O.