|Birth: ||Feb. 10, 1834|
|Death: ||Mar. 27, 1914|
HICKS, James Haywood Pvt.
Born in Hardeman Co., TN Feb. 10, 1834, the son of Joseph and Jemima Cox Hicks. He never married.
According to National Archives Records James enlisted in the Company "D" of the 19th Texas Cavalry, Parson's Brigade on March 28, 1862 at Hillsboro, TX.
He was described as being 5 feet 7 inches tall with blue eyes and sandy hair. His age was incorrectly listed as 38 (he was 28 at the time).
His enlistment shows he traveled 70 miles to the rendezvous and provided a horse worth $125 and equipment worth $20.
Most of his service was in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. He was engaged in several actions during the war including the Battle of Yellow Bayou. His comrades said that he was one of the truest and bravest soldiers in the company.
He died March 27, 1914 in Whitney, TX and was buried in DeGraffenreid Cemetery. In 1950 this cemetery was covered by Lake Whitney and J. H. Hicks' remains were relocated to the Whitney Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Joseph Bird Hicks (1802 - 1879)
Jemima Cox Hicks (1804 - 1879)
Whitney Memorial Park
Created by: Bev
Record added: Nov 11, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9795109
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