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Felix Huston Robertson

Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He was the only Texas born general officer to serve the Confederacy during the Civil War. Appointed to West Point in 1857, he resigned shortly before graduation in order to serve in the Confederate Army. Commissioned an officer of artillery, he participated in the reduction of Fort Sumter, battles at Shiloh, Murfreesboro and after leading a battalion at Chickamauga, he was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel of Cavalry Corps Artillery which he led during the 1864 Atlanta campaign. Promoted Brigadier General in July 1864, he commanded a brigade at Buckhead Creek Augusta, Georgia and was severely wounded on November 29, 1864, ending his active service. After the war he returned to Texas, became a lawyer member of the State Bar of Texas and invested in railroads and real estate.

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  • Added: 15 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11064
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Felix Huston Robertson (9 Mar 1839–20 Apr 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11064, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Waco, McLennan County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .