Dr. Chastain Caldwell Forbes – The First Superintendent of Central State Hospital

- Contributed by Jay Gravatte Chastain Caldwell Forbes was born Hopkinsville, Kentucky on April 9, 1830. He married Emily McFerran on January 7, 1857 and from 1861-1865 served in the Company S, Confederate States Hospital Stewards Infantry Regiment as an enlisted Hospital Steward during the United States Civil War. Emily would later give birth to their … Continue reading Dr. Chastain Caldwell Forbes – The First Superintendent of Central State Hospital