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 Thomas Neville Waul

Thomas Neville Waul

Birth
Sumter County, South Carolina, USA
Death 28 Jul 1903 (aged 90)
Hunt County, Texas, USA
Burial Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Plot Block 23, Lot 9 W 1/2, Space 6
Memorial ID 11106 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General, CSA Congressman. He was admitted to the bar in 1835, moved to Gonzales County, Texas, where he practiced law and established a plantation. He was elected to the First Provisional Congress of the Confederacy in 1861, recruited the Waul's Texas Legion and was commissioned its Colonel in 1862. In 1863, he surrendered his command after the Battle Vicksburg and was promoted Brigadier General, in September 1863. From 1864, until the end of the war, he commanded a brigade at the Red River Campaign, Pleasant Hill and at the Battle of Jenkins' Ferry, Arkansas. After the war, he was elected to the first Texas reconstruction convention and resumed legal practice in Galveston until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 16 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11106
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thomas Neville Waul (5 Jan 1813–28 Jul 1903), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11106, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .