|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Tennessee's 3rd district
March 4, 1873 – March 3, 1875
November 16, 1824|
|Died||January 24, 1890
During the Civil War, Crutchfield never enlisted, but he served in the Union Army as an honorary captain in the Chickamauga Campaign. He was with General Thomas during the siege of Chattanooga. He served as an assistant to General Steedman and other commanders until the close of the war.
Crutchfield was elected as a Republican to the Forty-third Congress, but he was not a candidate for renomination in 1874. He served from March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1875. He resumed agricultural pursuits.
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