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Sam Houston, Jr
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- Carol Hoch
 Added: Nov. 3, 2015
From Traces of Texas:Although his father opposed secession, Sam Houston Jr., enlisted as a private in The Bayland Guards, Company C, of the 2nd Texas Infantry, commanded by his father’s friend Ashbel Smith. Before they left Texas his father visited the unit to deliver a bible from his mother to Sam Jr. inscribed, “Sam Houston, Jr., from his Mother, March 6, 1862.”The regiment was still dressed in blue uniforms when they reached Corinth to join Gen. Albert Sydney Johnston’s army, but on the eve of battle, they received new uniforms of undyed white Jean Cloth. Some of the men said they were going to battle in their funeral shrouds. The 2nd Texas would join Gen. John K. Jackson’s Brigade and would see heavy action on the Confederate right all day. On falling back with the regiment to Union encampments to rest for the night, Private Houston discovered that the new bible he had been carrying had been hit by a musket ball which had stopped at the 70th Psalm and possibly saved him from a fatal wound. This is that Bible.
- Joe Boyd Williams
 Added: Nov. 2, 2015

- Carol Hoch
 Added: Aug. 24, 2015

- Ronda
 Added: Jun. 3, 2015

- Hannah
 Added: Sep. 1, 2014

 Added: Sep. 20, 2013

- Betty Warner
 Added: Sep. 20, 2013

- R I P
 Added: Jul. 26, 2013

- Dixie Home Georgia
 Added: Jun. 18, 2013
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero. A Confederate Soldier who Bravely and Proudly Fought for Southern Independence During the War of Northern Aggression. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
 Added: Mar. 2, 2013

- Amy the Spirit Seeker
 Added: Jul. 7, 2012

- DMLeForce
 Added: Jun. 4, 2012

- Dee Mack
 Added: Nov. 9, 2011

- Sharon
 Added: Jul. 3, 2011

- Donna Lee Wall
 Added: Aug. 30, 2010
A man of honor...Co C 2nd Texas Inf... ..Wounded & left for dead during battle of Shiloh... A Chaplain saw his Bible with Mother's note in it & identified Sam...Became a Doctor & a writer...
- skyquest
 Added: May. 29, 2010
Deo Vindice.
- George Hill
 Added: Mar. 16, 2010

- meet Virginia
 Added: Jan. 21, 2010

- DSmith
 Added: Nov. 14, 2009

- George Seitz
 Added: Jun. 29, 2009

- LisaBee, Texas
 Added: Dec. 17, 2008

- Smee
 Added: Jun. 30, 2008
May you rest in peace, your 2nd cousin, 3 times removed. Your mother's father Temple and my 3rd great-grandfather were brothers.Linda
- Linda Goebel
 Added: Nov. 11, 2007
God Bless.
- robin coursey
 Added: Apr. 7, 2006
Joined Confederate Army in 1861. 2nd TX Infantry. Take prisoner at Shiloh. Spent several months as POW at Camp Douglas IL.
 Added: Nov. 19, 2005

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