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Corp Henry Travis

Corp Henry Travis

Birth
Death 6 May 1864
Wilderness, Orange County, Virginia, USA
Burial Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 14, Row 7, Grave 1
Memorial ID 10930163 · View Source
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Company H "Porter Guards" of Walker County, Texas Brigade, Field's Division, 1st Corps, Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A.

Residence was not listed.
Enlisted as a Private (date unknown), he mustered into "H" Co. TX 4th Infantry.
Wounded in arm at Gaines' Mill 6/27/1862).
Appointed 2nd Corporal (date not given).
Killed In Action in the Battle of The Wilderness, Va.

The 4th Texas Infantry was one of the three Texas Civil War regiments in the Texas Brigade of Gen. Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia.
The Texans plugged a gap torn in the Confederate line at the battle of the Wilderness, May 7, 1864. Here the regiment took part in the famous "Lee to the rear" episode and suffered 124 casualties (twenty-six killed, ninety-five wounded, and three captured) out of only 207 men engaged.

Bio by: BigFrench


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  • Created by: BigFrench
  • Added: 8 May 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10930163
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Corp Henry Travis (unknown–6 May 1864), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10930163, citing Confederate Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by BigFrench (contributor 46554304) .