May 25, 1843 Washington Washington County Texas, USA
May 20, 1894 Independence Washington County Texas, USA
Oldest son of General Sam and Margaret Lea Houston. Began service in the Confederacy in 1861 and was captured at the Battle of Shiloh. After the war, he studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, but left the practice of medicine to be a writer.
CSA unit as a PVT in Company C of the 2nd Texas Infantry. (bio by: Sherry)