Sam Houston, Jr

Photo added by Lanny Medlin

Sam Houston, Jr

  • Birth 25 May 1843 Washington, Washington County, Texas, USA
  • Death 20 May 1894 Independence, Washington County, Texas, USA
  • Burial Independence, Washington County, Texas, USA
  • Memorial ID 7384139

Oldest son of General Sam and Margaret Lea Houston. Began service in the Confederacy in 1861 and was captured at the Battle of Shiloh. After the war, he studied medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, but left the practice of medicine to be a writer.

CSA unit as a PVT in Company C of the 2nd Texas Infantry.

Bio by: Sherry



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  • Created by: Steve M. Stapleton
  • Added: 24 Apr 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7384139
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sam Houston, Jr (25 May 1843–20 May 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7384139, citing Old Independence Cemetery, Independence, Washington County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Steve M. Stapleton (contributor 46554200) .