Capt Travis Clark Henderson

Capt Travis Clark Henderson

Birth
Blount Springs, Blount County, Alabama, USA
Death 10 Sep 1919 (aged 79–80)
Hot Springs, Garland County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Paris, Lamar County, Texas, USA
Plot I-04NE-02 section
Memorial ID 10461804 · View Source
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Henderson served in the Texas House of Representatives from 1882 -1885.He was reelected to the Legislature in 1895, 1899 and 1901. He then was elected in 1903 to the State Senate and served from 1903-1904.
In December of 1860, Henderson joined the militia service under Mexican War veteran Capt. Milton Webb. In April 1861, the unit became the Mounted Volunteers, a part of the 9th Brigade, Texas militia.Wanting to join permanent groups heading for the Civil War battlegrounds, He joined with the Sam Bell Maxey Lamar Rifles, which became a part of the 9th Texas Infantry,which he served as 3rd Sergent.
He was shot from his horse on December 16, 1864, following the Battle of Nashville, and was left at a residence in Franklin, where he was treated for his wounds until federal soldiers took him prisoner on December 17th.He was released at Louisville, Kentucky in June 1865.


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  • Created by: Graveaddiction
  • Added: 12 Feb 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10461804
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Travis Clark Henderson (1839–10 Sep 1919), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10461804, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Paris, Lamar County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Graveaddiction (contributor 46528400) .