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Capt William Benjamin Wall

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Capt William Benjamin Wall

Birth
Amite County, Mississippi, USA
Death 26 Sep 1924 (aged 87)
Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA
Burial Crockett, Houston County, Texas, USA
Plot 19 West of Drive 1 Capt. Wall
Memorial ID 39782044 View Source

Son of William Bartley Wall and Sarah Holden of Amite Co, MS. Went to Texas in 1859 at the age of 21. Taught school for 1 year. He joined the Crockett Southrons in 1861 which soon became part of Gen. Louis T. Wigfall's battalion. He enlisted as a private but was soon elected to 2nd Lieut. of his company. He was wounded twice thrugh the right hand and left arm at Gaines' Mill. For gallant conduct he was promoted to captain. He was commander of the post at Crockett until the close of the Civil War. In 1878, he was elected county judge of Houston County, Texas. He is buried in the north section of Glenwood Cemetery.

Other children:
Annie Pauline Wall Jordan [1874 - ????]
Charles John Wall [1878 - ????]
Walton B. Wall [???? - ????]


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