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Shelby County, Texas
Military Records


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Mexican-American War


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Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers from Shelby County Who Fought in the Mexican War, 1846 - 1848

Name
Unit
Date Enrolled
A.  M. Truit Capt. Hadley's Co. 1, Reg't (J. C. Hays) Mounted Volunteers 1847
Andrew J. Truit Capt. Truit's Co. 1 Reg't (J. C. Hays) Mounted Volunteers 1847
Joshua H. Truit Capt. Truit's Co. 1 Reg't (J. C. Hays) Mounted Volunteers 1847
Leander Truit Capt. Truit's Co. 1 Reg't (J. C. Hays) Mounted Volunteers 1847
Minter Truit Capt. Truit's Co. 1 Reg't (J. C. Hays) Mounted Volunteers 1847


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Civil War

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1863 List of Deserters

LIST OF DESERTERS FROM WATERHOUSE REGIMENT

CO. NAME            RANK AGE NATIVITY COUNTY ENLISTED WHEN WHERE/REMARKS

E     G K Wisman    Private 18   Texas       Shelby     March 30 '62       Shelby

 I     W B Whorry     Private  23   Tenn        Shelby      May 6, '62   without leave Sept 24, '63

[Houston Telegraph (Houston, Tex.), Ed. 1 Monday, December 7, 1863]


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1883 Pensioners

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Military Service

Carded Records Showing Military Service of Soldiers Who Fought in Confederate Organizations , compiled 1903 - 1927, documenting the period 1861 - 1865

Name
Unit
Date
J. E. Beteker Border's Cavalry (Anderson's Regiment) 1864
B. A. Truit not stated 1861
O. M. Roberts Corps Caraway's Company 1862
L. F. Casey (Officer from Shelbyville, Tx) not given
F. P. Bercher not stated not given
James N. Bolton not given 1865








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