McMillan, Edward a Presbyterian minister, was born in Cumberland County, N. C., Sept. 2, 1804; was educated under Rev. Samuel Donnell and Rev. J. R. Bain, Tenn.; was licensed by Shiloh Presbytery in 1827, and ordained in 1828; labored in 1829 in Moulton, Ala.; in 1835, in Bethany, Tenn.; in 1849, in Gallatin, Tenn.; in 1856, in Carlinville, Ill.; and in 1862 became chaplain in the army, in which service he died, Aug. 27, 1864. Mr. McMillan as a preacher was clear and analytical; as a Christian, confiding, prayerful; as a man, naturally kind, noble, and generous. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1866, p. 220.