|Death: ||May 10, 1864|
Company D "Waverly Confederates" of Walker County, 5th Texas Infantry "The Bloody 5th", Texas Brigade, Field's Division, St. Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.
Age 42, enlisted as a Private 3/25/1862, he mustered into "D" Co. TX 5th Infantry at Huntsville, Texas.
Detailed 12/12/1861 as Teamster.
Detailed 1/6/1864 as litter bearer.
Severely wounded in shoulder 5/10/1864 in the Battle of Spotsylvania Court House, VA.; died of wounds.
The 5th Texas Infantry Regiment was authorized by the War Department of the Confederacy on October 1, 1861; assembled at Richmond, Virginia, in October, 1861. Its members were recruited in the counties of Harris, Colorado, Leon, Walker, Montgomery, Washington, Jefferson, Liberty, Milam, Polk, and Trinity. The Texas Infantry Regiments were formed into the 1st, 4th, and 5th. These were the only Texas troops to fight in the Army of Northern Virginia.
(bio by: BigFrench)
Spotsylvania Confederate Cemetery
Plot: Texas State Section
Created by: BigFrench
Record added: Nov 11, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9794041
Hero In Our Hearts|
Added: Mar. 10, 2016
Dear Pvt. Alverson: "And to your silent legion, go NOT subdued or bowed, but with the souls of heroes, standing erect and proud...scatter the snowy roses, scatter the roses red, where till the final trumpet, rests our Southern dead!".RIP Pvt Alverson-your...(Read more)|
Added: Apr. 9, 2015
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten!|
Martha Reid 19 UDC
Added: Feb. 7, 2011
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