|4th Texas Infantry (CSA) |
|Name: Reuben Monroe Talley||Rank: Private ||Company: H |
Reuben Monroe Talley was born 22 August 1830, Lowndes Co., Alabama, and died 1 July 1905 in Montgomery Co., Texas. On 19 February 1850 in Lowndes Co., Alabama, he married Mary Ellen Jones, b. 26 March 1831, Lowndes Co., Alabama, d. 27 November 1898, Montgomery Co., Texas. Both are buried at New Montgomery Cemetery, Montgomery, Montgomery Co., Texas.
Enlisted 15 April 1862 at Montgomery Co., Texas into Hood's Texas Brigade. Wounded and sent to General Hospital No. 9 in Richmond, Virginia, 21 Jan 1865. Signed the Parole of Honor on July 27, 1865 at Houston, Texas.
Father of 7 children, two born after the war. The youngest was named, Robert E. Lee Talley, was named after Robert E. Lee. Reuben was stated to have said that if he returned home from the war and had a son, he would name him after Robert E. Lee.
Reuben returned home, bare-footed no less, after being wounded at the Battle of Chickamauga.
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