PVT Japhet Collins

PVT Japhet Collins

Birth
Death 17 May 1914 (aged 73)
Texas, USA
Burial Austin County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 73112441 · View Source
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Confederate Private Japhet Collins

In September 1861 Japhet Collins enlisted
in the 4th Texas Dragoons near Waxahachie.
Collins is dressed in civilian clothing and
wears a military-style forage cap. Like the
other volunteers in his unit, he provided his
own horse and supplied his own weapons.
He is equipped with a British-made Bowie
knife and a Model 1851 Colt "Navy" revolver.
His wartime service was mainly spent in
Arkansas and Louisiana, and included
scouting, raiding and stalking draft dodgers.
Collins participated in numerous battles
and engagements in the Louisiana bayou
country. In February 1865 he returned to
Texas with his regiment. He was paroled
at Brenham in September 1865. -
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  • Created by: DeDe
  • Added: 9 Jul 2011
  • Find a Grave Memorial 73112441
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for PVT Japhet Collins (13 Sep 1840–17 May 1914), Find a Grave Memorial no. 73112441, citing Concord Cemetery, Austin County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by DeDe (contributor 46519357) .