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 William Steele

William Steele

Birth
Albany, Albany County, New York, USA
Death 12 Jan 1885 (aged 65)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 9090 · View Source
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Civil War Confederate Brigadier General. He graduated from West Point in 1840, was commissioned an officer in the 2nd Dragoons and served in Florida during the Seminole War. At the outbreak of the Civil Warm, he resigned his commission in Army and was commissioned Colonel of the 7th Texas Cavalry. Promoted Brigadier General in September, 1862, he took part in the Confederate New Mexico-Arizona operations and was in charge of the Indian Territory until the close of the war. After the war, he served as Adjutant General of Texas, 1874 to 1879 and reorganized the Texas Militia.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 10 Apr 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9090
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Steele (1 May 1819–12 Jan 1885), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9090, citing Oakwood Cemetery, Austin, Travis County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .