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Capt Thomas Dix Houston
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Birth: Aug. 18, 1842
Death: Apr. 3, 1900
Virginia, USA

Lieutenant Thomas Dix Houston of Natural Bridge, Virginia, was imprisoned at Johnson Island, Sandusky, Ohio, after the Battle of Gettysburg. He had participated in the Pickett's charge and had fallen amidst the enemies guns at the crest of Cemetery Ridge. He recuperated in hospitals at Gettysburg and Baltimore.
Lieutenant Thomas Dix Houston's war letters were compiled, in 1980, into a book, titled "Prisoner of war letters--1863-1865--from Johnson Island," edited by Charles W. Turner. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Gardiner Houston (1804 - 1864)
  Nancy Dix Houston (1810 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma C Hoffman Houston (____ - 1930)*
 
 Children:
  Lucy Rives Houston (1847 - 1853)*
  Martha Ann Houston (1849 - 1853)*
  Sallie Alexander Houston (1851 - 1852)*
  Henry Rives Houston (1853 - 1859)*
  Henry Kemp Houston (1874 - 1910)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Cloyd Houston (1829 - 1853)*
  David Gardiner Houston (1838 - 1863)*
  Thomas Dix Houston (1842 - 1900)
  Charles A A Houston (1858 - 1859)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
C.S.A. PRISONER AT GETTYSBURG, LAWYER, JUDGE

 
Burial:
High Bridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery
Natural Bridge
Rockbridge County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Bobby
Record added: Mar 07, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13559639
Capt Thomas Dix Houston
Added by: Jerry Gill
 
Capt Thomas Dix Houston
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Added by: S.G. Thompson
 
 
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Rest in sweet slumber brave soldier ..... Deo Vindice
- Pamela M. Steele
 Added: Feb. 4, 2015
As General Robert E. Lee said, "If we awarded medals, they all should receive one". Your fight is over, It's time to rest, You did your duty, You gave your best. We appreciate your sacrifice and will Never Forget You. Thank You
- Wayne Apgar
 Added: Mar. 14, 2009
Died Va. Co.K,11th Va.Inf.Regt.
- Scott Hutchison
 Added: Oct. 29, 2008
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