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4th Texas Infantry CSA

Name: James KruseRank: Unknown Company:
Kruse was captured early one morning while leaving the infantry on a 'hunch.' While captured, Kruse, who had a knack for impressing peers with simple card and magic tricks, ended up tricking the guards to let him blindfold them and sneak back to his own infantry. When he returned, he was rewarded with an 'old, musty sock' as a joke but his cleverness did not go unnoticed. The next day he was killed in combat with a bullet that traveled through his nose canal up to his brain.
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Name: John F. MarshallRank: General Company:
John Marshall is commonly listed as a Colonel, but his promotion had been approved to Brigadier General prior to his death. Marshall was killed at the battle of Gaines' Mill in Virginia before the promotion reached his hands and thus never knew he had been promoted.
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Name: William H. StanfieldRank: Unknown Company:
captured at gettysburg
Contact Name: Calvin A. Stanfield
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Name: David Lackland SublettRank: Captain Company:
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Contact Name: Paul Moring
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Name: Thomas Allen EustaceRank: Private Company: A
Horse was killed at the Battle of Val Verde
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Name: Wilson Lumpkin HolcombeRank: Private Company: A
Wilson L. Holcombe was my great grandfather. He was captured at Grttysburg, July 2, 1863 and sent to Point Lookout, MD prison camp. He was released Feb. 27, 1864 on 'taking the oath' and joining the U.S. service. Any information or sdvice that would aid my research would be appreciated.

Leon Holcomb
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Name: Calvin Alpheus StanfieldRank: Unknown Company: A
killed at sharpsburg
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Name: Lemuel BlackRank: Private Company: B
B. 1821 in TN; died at Huguenot Springs Hospital, VA. He is buried at the Huguenot Springs Confederate Cemetery, VA
Contact Name: Linda Black Koski
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Name: John M. TatumRank: Private Company: B
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Name: Henry W. FosterRank: Private Company: C
Henry enlisted with his brother, Robert, in Robertson County, Texas. He was wounded at Gaines Mill June 2, 1862. After recovering from an arm amputation at Chimburazo Hospital, he was discharged for disability and returned to Texas in August 1862
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Name: Robert Vivalva FosterRank: Private Company: C
Company was known as the 'Robertson Five Shooters' from the Colt revolving rifles they carried.
He was wounded at Malvern Hill and captured in the Nashville campaign (December 3, 1863). He was held in Rock Island Prison in Ill. He later escaped from the prison and returned to Texas (1865).
His older brother (Henry) was also in the unit. He was wounded at Gaines Mill (June 2, 1862)and retired from further duties due to his injury (right arm amputated).
Contact Name: George W. Lindley
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Name: James Horace GoodmanRank: Corporal Company: C
Robertson Five Shooters

b. 7 Jan 1841 d. 15 Jun 1904
Contact Name: Lance McWhorter
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Name: Marcus M. LivingstonRank: Captain Company: C
Commander of Company C, joined Robertson's Rifles in Texas.
Wounded at Gettysburg, Chickamauga, and Chaffin's Farm.
Survived war and returned to live in Texas.
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Name: JOHN A. SMITHRank: Private Company: C
Pvt Smith first enlisted with Company C 'Roberson's Five Shooters' and later served with Company G, 'Grimes County Greys'. He survived the war and returned to his home.
Contact Name: CLIFTON L SMITH
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Name: Matthew Henry Van dusenRank: Private Company: C
M.H. Van Dusen suffered a head wound at Gettysburg, July 3rd, 1863. He survived the war and lived to the ripe old age of 93.
Contact Name: Roger Van Dusen
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Name: Archibald Thomas CoheaRank: Private Company: F
Archibald Cohea enlisted March 13, 1862 at Halletsville, Texas for service in the 4th Texas Company F Mustang Grays. He then made the trip to Virginia where he faought in the battles of
Eltham's Landing May 7, 1862
Seven Pines June 1, 1862 (Held in Reserve)
Gaines Mill (Turkey Hill)June 27,1862
Malvern Hill July 1, 1862
Second Manassas Aug 16, 1862
Groveton Aug 29, 1862
Turner's Gap - South Mtn. Sept 14, 1862
Miller's Cornfield Sept 17. 1862
Fredricksburg (Marye Heights) Dec 13, 1862
'CAMP HOPE' Dec - Feb 1863
Gettysburg - Devil's Den &
Little Round Top July 2, 1863
Chickamauga (Hornet's Nest)Sept 18, 1863
Chattanooga (Lookout Mtn.)Oct 1. 1863
Knoxville (Fort Higley) Nov 23, 1863
WINTER CAMP (East TN)Jan-Mar, 186
Wilderness Battle May 6, 1864
Wounded and died on May 7, 1864, buried on Pulliam's Farm and re-interred with his battle brothers at Confederate Cemetery in Fredericksburg, VA.
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Name: John William HutchesonRank: Captain Company: G
William formed the Grimes County Greys in Anderson, TX and marched to VA. His unit was became Co G. Capt. Hutcheson was killed at the Battle of Gaines Mill.
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Name: Samuel William FarrowRank: Private Company: H
Sam enlisted at Montgomery, Texas. He later became a sgt. Was wounded at gaine''s Mill.
Contact Name: Sharion Farrow
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Name: Stephen Madison RiggsRank: 2nd Sergeant Company: I
'Tobe', as he was known, joined Company I 'Navarro Rifles' in July 1861. He never missed a roll call. Was sick on the morning of September 19, 1863 and was told to go to the doctor who would excuse him from duty. Tobe refused and joined his men in formation. That evening a yankee ball shattered his knee. He was taken to a field hospital where the leg was amputated. Tobe was given chloroform to put him to sleep for the surgery. He never woke up and died on September 21st. He was buried on the battlefield. His body was moved when the battlefield became a national park. Now in an unmarked grave in Marietta.
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Name: Egbert Gallatin SessionsRank: Private Company: I
Traveled to Richmond, VA from Porter's Bluff, TX with brother T. J. Sessions on July 19, 1861 to enlist with Co I 4th TX Inf.. Served under Hood and Lee for 2 years and 7 months and lost his brother. Was transferred to the Trans-Mississippi dept. where he served the rest of the war until April 9, 1865. After the war became the first nominee for 'The Peoples Party' in 1888. In Sept.1,1908 was the oldest resident of Navarro Co., TX
Contact Name: Ernest Kobs, IV
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Name: T. J. SessionsRank: Private Company: I
Traveled to Richmond, VA from Porter's Bluff, TX with brother Egbert Gallatin Sessions on July 19, 1861 to enlist with Co I 4th TX Inf.. Served under Hood and Lee. Was killed in action.
Contact Name: Ernest Kobs, IV
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Name: Clinton McKamy WinklerRank: Captain Company: I
Wounded at Gettysburg. Commanded the Regiment at Appomattox.
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Name: E J. WilliamsRank: 2nd Sergeant Company: K
E.J. Williams left behind a wife and 3 year old son to fight in the war. He was killed in the first battle of the 4th Texas at Cold Harbor, VA on June 27, 1862. According to the history, this battle gave General Robert E. Lee his first victory at great cost to the 4th Texas Brigade. The total loss for the Texas Brigade was 571...86 killed (E.J. Williams included),481 wounded and 4 missing.
The story can be found by googling 4th Texas Infantry.
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