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Felix Huston Robertson
Birth: Mar. 9, 1839
Death: Apr. 20, 1928

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He was the only Texas born general officer to serve the Confederacy during the Civil War. Appointed to West Point in 1857, he resigned shortly before graduation in order to serve in the Confederate Army. Commissioned an officer of artillery, he participated in the reduction of Fort Sumter, battles at Shiloh, Murfreesboro and after leading a battalion at Chickamauga, he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel of Cavalry Corps Artillery which he led during the 1864 Atlanta campaign. Promoted Brigadier General in July 1864, he commanded a brigade at Buckhead Creek Augusta, Georgia and was severely wounded on November 29, 1864, ending his active service. After the war he returned to Texas, became a lawyer member of the State Bar of Texas and invested in railroads and real estate. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Jerome Bonaparte Robertson (1815 - 1890)
 
 Spouse:
  Elizabeth Dwyer Robertson (1869 - 1950)*
 
 Children:
  Jerome H. B. Robertson (1893 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Julia Robertson Nott (1833 - 1885)*
  Felix Huston Robertson (1839 - 1928)
  Henry Bell Robertson (1858 - 1860)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Waco
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Plot: Block 1, Lot 64
GPS (lat/lon): 31.53749, -97.11147
 
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Record added: Jul 16, 2000
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