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William Steele
Birth: May 1, 1819
Death: Jan. 12, 1885

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He graduated from West Point in 1840, was commissioned an officer in the 2nd Dragoons and served in Florida during the Seminole War. At the outbreak of the Civil Warm, he resigned his commission in Army and was commissioned Colonel of the 7th Texas Cavalry. Promoted Brigadier General in September, 1862, he took part in the Confederate New Mexico-Arizona operations and was in charge of the Indian Territory until the close of the war. After the war, he served as Adjutant General of Texas, 1874 to 1879 and reorganized the Texas Militia. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Austin
Travis County
Texas, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 30.27545, -97.72731
 
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Record added: Apr 10, 2000
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William Steele
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
William Steele
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William Steele
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