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 Roswell Walter Lee

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Roswell Walter Lee

Birth
Hamden, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 20 Dec 1873 (aged 63)
Bonham, Fannin County, Texas, USA
Burial Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, USA
Plot Block 3 -- Lot 43.
Memorial ID 18924191 View Source
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ROSWELL WALTER LEE
USMA CLASS OF 1833
CULLUM'S REGISTER # 714

FIRST LIEUT., 3D ARTILLERY
FLORIDA WAR , 1836-37
FIVE YEARS ARMY SERVICE, CASHIERED
LIEUT., ARMY OF TEXAS REPUBLIC, 1839-41
COLONEL, TEXAS MILITIA, 1843-61
COLONEL, CSA INDIAN ARMY
FOUGHT AT HONEY SPRINGS, PEA RIDGE
TEXAS SURVEYOR, CLERK, LAND AGENT, 1855-73

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"Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, July 1, 1829, to July 1, 1833, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to Bvt. Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, July 1, 1833. Served: in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1833; in Creek Nation, 1833‑34; in garrison at Ft. Monroe, Va., 1834, — Ft. Preble, Me., (Second Lieut., 3d Artillery, Sep. 14, 1834) 1834‑35, — and Ft. Sullivan, Me., 1835‑36; in the Florida War, 1836‑37, being engaged against the Seminole Indians in the Battle of Wahoo (First Lieut., 3d Artillery, May 18, 1837) Swamp, Nov. 21, 1836; and on the Northern Frontier, 1838, during Canada Border Disturbances. Cashiered, July 16, 1838, for "Signing False Certificates." Served as Lieutenant in Army of the Republic of Texas, 1839‑41, being engaged in several skirmishes with the Comanche Indians, 1840‑41.

Civil History. — Surveyor, Bonham, Tex., 1841‑52. Clerk of the District Court of Fannin County, Tex., 1842‑44, — and of County Courts, 1842‑52. Surveyor of Fannin Land District, 1852‑54. General Land Agent and Notary Public, Bonham, Tex., 1855‑73. Colonel, Texas Militia, 1843‑61.a

Died, Dec. 20, 1873, at Bonham, Tex.: Aged 63.

((Cullum's Register of Graduates of the Military Academy (Cullum #714))


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