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Jerome Bonaparte Robertson
Birth: Mar. 14, 1815
Death: Jan. 7, 1890

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. Born in Woodford County, Kentucky, he served as a Captain in the Army of the Republic of Texas during the Indian and Mexican campaigns. He was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1847 and to the State Senate in 1849. With the start of the Civil War, he became part of the 5th Texas Infantry and was made Colonel in command on June 1, 1862. He led the 5th Texas in Peninsular campaign and was promoted Brigadier General in November, 1862. He led a Texas Brigade in actions at Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Chickamauga and in 1864, he commanded the Texas state reserve forces until the end of the war. After the war, he served as passenger and emigration agent for the Houston and Texas Central Railroads. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Parents:
  Cornelius Robertson (1770 - ____)
  Clarrissa Hill Robertson (1781 - 1865)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Cummins Robertson (____ - 1868)*
 
 Children:
  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
GPS (lat/lon): 31.53748, -97.11147
 
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Record added: Jul 16, 2000
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A Southern Hero and Patriot. Thank you for your service. Rest in peace. Deo Vindice
- Sam D. Hatcher
 Added: Jul. 2, 2014
Your rememberance will last for eternity.
- Patrick Murphy
 Added: Jun. 11, 2014

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