He was 74 years, 9 months, 7 days old at death.
His middle name could have been Hamilton or Hooper.
Mexican War Veteran: Pvt.2nd Reg.Tx Mounted Vols.(U.S.Army under Gen.Zachary Taylor) Enrolled at: Shelbyville, TX.in Company D, May 21, 1846 For six months. The Second Regiment of Mounted Men was present at the capture of Monterey in September,1846.
Civil War Veteran: 17th TX Cavalry Co.G. CSA
His occupation before and after his military escapades was farmer.
See other Images for Biography by Stan Stokes (His GGG Grandson)
Sentiment on large obelisk: "FATHER AND MOTHER ARE GONE, THEY REST BENEATH THE SOD. DEAR PARENTS THO WE MISS YOU MUCH, WE KNOW YOU REST WITH GOD"
Sentiment on small broken obelisk: "TIS HARD TO GIVE THEE UP, BUT THE WILL OF GOD BE DONE"
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