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Sawney Webb, a genius in education, was a native of Person County. He was a Confederate officer and a graduate of the University of North Carolina. His small preparatory school in Tennessee was considered one of the best, sending young men on to colleges to impress the schools with their educational background. He infused his students with a love of learning and is considered by some to be the greatest man to ever come out of Person County