Pvt Robert Walling

  • Birth 1837 Warren County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 11 Mar 1862 Socorro, Socorro County, New Mexico, USA
  • Burial Socorro County, New Mexico, USA
  • Plot Died from wounds received in the Battle of Valverde New Mexico 1862
  • Memorial ID 42949025

~Robert Walling~

Robert was the son of James R. and Martha "Patsy" Mobley
Walling. He was born in Warren County or White County Tenn.
James R. moved to Houston County Texas settling in the Daly Community in 1838.
By 1860 Robert was working in the Old Union or Livelyville community in Houston Co, Texas as an overseer for R.S. Pridgen and wife Elizabeth on their farm. When the Civil War started he and brother Hosea joined up with Capt. R.S. Pridgen's Co. 5th Reg't, Texas Mounted Vols, on Oct 22, 1861 at Elkhart, Texas. He was officially Mustered into Service on Oct 30, 1861, San Antonio, Texas. Signed up from Dec. 31, 1861 to April 30, 1862.
Robert's papers says he died of Pneumonia on March 11, 1862, at Socorro County, New Mexico at "The Battle of Valverde".
No record of wife or children.
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Source. Thanks so much to Jacqueline Lattery "Soldiers Forgotten" for her locating the graves of Robert and Hosea Walling in Socorro County, New Mexico and their Military Records.
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Brother Hosea; Pvt. Hosea Waling


Family Members

Gravesite Details http://www.soldiersforgotten.com

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  • Maintained by: Paul Gunnels
  • Originally Created by: Soldiers Forgotten
  • Added: 10 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 42949025
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Pvt Robert Walling (1837–11 Mar 1862), Find A Grave Memorial no. 42949025, citing Confederate Soldier Burial Site, Socorro County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by Paul Gunnels (contributor 47394940) .