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17th Texas Infantry      
Company Unknown
George H Austin - Private   
Comm Off: Bouldin, H. M., Capt.
Org: Inf. Co. Bell Co. Col. RTP Allen's Regt, 7th Brig (17th?) CSA JMT Flint Br. Adj & Ins. Gen
Enlist: Apr. 28-62 at Belton & Ms. in May 8-62 at Camp Terry
Disch: Served to Je.30-62; 1 mo. 23 days
Descrip: Age 19
Remarks: 4 M.R.R&F 134,73,132&128;RTP Allen Mus. Off.;I.Jalonick En.Off;Co. raised under Gov. Proc.F.26-62.Pd.$11 per mo. Cloth.$25;Stop.$5.34;Bal.due $39.09. Some of Co. furnished their own horses and arms.
Contact Name:  Carolyn
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Date Added:  5/16/2015
Company Unknown
James T Austin - Private   
Comm Off: Bouldin, H. M., Capt.
Org: Inf. Co. Bell Co. Col. RTP Allen's Regt, 7th Brig (17th?) CSA JMT Flint Br. Adj & Ins. Gen
Enlist: Apr. 28-62 at Belton & Ms. in May 8-62 at Camp Terry
Disch: Served to Je.30-62; 1 mo. 23 days
Descrip: Age 21
Remarks: 4 M.R.R&F 134,73,132&128;RTP Allen Mus. Off.;I.Jalonick En.Off;Co. raised under Gov. Proc.F.26-62.Pd.$11 per mo. Cloth.$25;Stop.$5.34;Bal.due $39.09. Some of Co. furnished their own horses and arms.
Contact Name:  Carolyn
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Date Added:  5/16/2015
Company Unknown
George Jones - Lt. Colonel   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Richard Jones
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Date Added:  4/15/2007
Company Unknown
Asaph G. Null - Unknown   
Hays County Texas
Contact Name:  Roy Gay
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Date Added:  7/24/2014
Company A
Jacob Fry - Private   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Stanley W. Saunders
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Date Added:  9/8/2008
Company A
Jacob NMN Fry - Private   
This is my GG Grandfather
Contact Name:  Stanley Wayne Saunders
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Date Added:  9/7/2010
Company A
Thomas Payne Jones - Private   
Thomas was born 12 Apr 1844 in Carroll Co. Mississippi. He is found on the 1860 census as a 16-year-old in Burleson Co. Texas, the PO is at Caldwell. He has 8 cards in his archival file. He enlisted when the Regiment was formed 27 March 1862 at Lexington, Burlson Co. Capt. Allen commanding. He was mustered at Camp Terry for 3 years. He was 18 at enlistment. 31 Dec. 1862 he is left behind sick in hospital at Austin, Arkansas. Feb 1863 he is assigned extra duty as a nurse at Pine Bluff. In Aug 1863 he is assigned extra duty as a Teamster. His regiment served in the Trans - Mississippi Dept and fought in Texas, Arkansas & Louisiana. Engaged in the Vicksburg and Red River Campaigns. Battles: Richmond La. LaFourche Crossing, Brasher City, Donaldson, Fort Beauragard, Morgans Ferry, Grand Coteau, & Camp Pratt. He died 18 Mar 1900 at Fort Worth, Tarrant Co. Texas and is buried beside his wife Catherine Anne Scott in the Isham Family Cem. at Fort Worth. He is the father-in-Law of my 3d cousin 2 x removed.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  7/22/2022
Company A
John A.J. Lyell - Private   
Born in Washington County Texas 1839. Enlisted May 12, 1862 and was on the roll until close of the War. Discharged in Hempstead Texas 1865. Died Texas Confederate Home in Austin TX December 22, 1928. Buried in North Belton Cemetary, Belton TX.

I'm just becoming interested in this side of my 'tree'. Any specific information on my ancestor's (great grandfather) service would be greatly appreciated. He is also listed in Co. D on some of the information I have located. Also, there was a George W Lyell in the 17th A and 16th B. What was his relation to John? Would anyone have pictures of Company A?
Contact Name:  Gary Gradel
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Date Added:  7/4/2011
Company A
Benjanin L Rusk - Private   
No Comments

Contact Name:  William Goar
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Date Added:  8/19/2015
Company A
Cicero Rusk - Private   
No Comments

Contact Name:  William Goar
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Date Added:  8/19/2015
Company A
John Fontaine Fletcher Thomson - 2nd Lieutenant   
Born 3 Jan 1826 in Giles County, TN; the eleventh child of Alexander Thomson, Jr. and Elizabeth Maury Dowsing. Enlisted in TX, Burleson Co. Married Anne 'Annie' Hope 8 Mar 1866 in Burleson Co.; seven children. Died 31 Mar 1900 in Runnel Co., TX. Buried in Old Runnels Cemetery, Runnels City, Runnels Co., TX.
Contact Name:  Douglas McCrum
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Date Added:  5/3/2006
Company B
John Frederick DeBardeleben - Surgeon   
Born 1828 in Blackstock, SC. Educated at NY School of Medicine (1853). Enlisted in 1862 as a private. Was elected company surgeon at some time afterwards. Died in 1876 and is buried at Cedar Creek, Bastrop County
Contact Name:  John DeBardeleben
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Date Added:  5/18/2013
Company B
Hartwell Weaver Donnell - Corporal   
Often listed as H.W. Donald, H.W. Donnel and H.W. Donnall. Born 14 Jan 1843 in Greene, MO. Died 27 Jan 1920 in Fort Worth, TX. Son of William Pinkney Donnell and Susan Weaver.
Contact Name:  Evan Miller
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Date Added:  1/9/2010
Company B
Thomas Greenhaw - Corporal   
Recruited in McDade.
Contact Name:  Randy Greenhaw
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Date Added:  10/5/2014
Company B
Jacob Mercer Hodges - Sergeant   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Stephen Moyers Woodard
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Contact Homepage:  Givem Tha Cold Steel Boys
Date Added:  1/6/2011
Company B
John T.E. Lehman - Unknown   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Lee Lehman
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Date Added:  6/30/2007
Company B
Joseph Z Miller - Lt. Colonel   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Kyra Kester
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Date Added:  6/24/2015
Company B
William Eusebius Stone - Unknown   
He was in McCulloch's dividion. They were called Walker's Greyhounds by the Union forces. Fought at Millikens Bend where his brother Wyatt Mitchell Stone was killed.
Contact Name:  Marla Schubert
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Date Added:  1/10/2007
Company C
Elijah Sherwood Allen - Unknown   
Elijah Sherman Allen's obituary stated that he was the oldest of seven children. Wife, Jane C. DEVAUGHN.
Contact Name:  David Hill
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Date Added:  1/9/2010
Company C
William Camp Allen - Unknown   
'William Camp Allen was taken prisoner at Arkansas Post and carried to Chicago. This was Col. Bryan Marsh's regiment. He is one of the last four survivors of original membership of the Old Baptist Church. Joined the Baptist Church in 1855.' Tyler Daily Courier Times, 15 June 1911
Contact Name:  David Hill
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Date Added:  1/9/2010
Company C
William M. Capps - Unknown   
Born 14 July 1832. Census records indicate the birthplace as Georgia, his father's birthplace as South Carolina and his mother's birthplace also as Georgia. William married Levina Moseley in Smith County, Texas on 16 August 1860. She was born in Georgia on 4 April 1843. Her parents were Miles Moseley and Nancy Camp from Henry County, Georgia.
Contact Name:  David Hill
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Date Added:  1/9/2010
Company C
Thaddeus K. McLemore - Unknown   
According to pay records, Thaddeus and older brother Felix joined the 17th in 1862, serving throughout the war until regiment was surrendered in May 1865 and the brothers were paroled home.
Contact Name:  David McLemore
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Date Added:  10/28/2006
Company D
Murry B Greenwood - 2nd Corporal   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Marlon Sustaire
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Date Added:  10/26/2008
Company D
John William Potter - Private   
Born February 28, 1828 in SC. Died August 14, 1905 in Sonora, Sutton County, TX.
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  6/25/2007
Company D
Martin C. Potter - Private   
Potter, Martin C., Private
Company D, 17th Texas Infantry
“Allen’s Infantry”

Served as a Private in the company.

Born: 1838 in Cass Co., GA
Died: Texas
Buried:
Married:
Children:
Occupation:
Contact Name:  Adrian C. Sims
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Date Added:  6/25/2007
Company D
Thomas Jeferson Stidham - Private   
died in battle at Little Rock
Contact Name:  J Walters
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Date Added:  12/15/2007
Company E
Amos K. Eaker - 2nd Sergeant   
Amos was from Field Creek, Llano County, Texas. In February 1862 100 men from the Llano went to Camp Terry near Austin and then to Arkansas. They defended Fort DeRussey and Amos lost an eye in the battle. Other engagements were Battle of Milligan's Bend, Red River Campaign, Camden Expedition, Mansfield, Pleasanty Hill, and Jenkins Ferry. The 17th served with Walkers Division. They were Easy Company McCulloughs Brigade.
Contact Name:  Marion Jones
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Date Added:  6/30/2008
Company E
George Washington Morgan - Private   
Enlisted in April 1842 and served for the duration in 1865. Age was 20, single. Llano County enlistment. Died in 1901, age 60. Is buried in Portales, New Mexico. Spouse was Nancy Tow Morgan, died 1941.
Contact Name:  Jim Callahan
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Date Added:  7/11/2015
Company E
James Ragsdale Moss - Private   
Transferred to Ragsdale's Texas Cavalry (his first cousin) the day prior to the capture of most of Scurry's command at the Battle of Pleasant Hill
Contact Name:  Roger Rountree
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Date Added:  4/26/2007
Company E
Claiborne Nimrod Porter - Private   
I am not finding my ancestor (Claiborne Nimrod Porter) on this registry. He was under the command of Capt. Seth Mayberry, Col R.T.P. Allen and later Gen. Henry Mccullough.
He enlisted in April, 1862 and discharged in 1965.
Contact Name:  Susan
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Date Added:  6/24/2018
Company E
Delaney Washington Turner - Private   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Tanya
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Date Added:  4/19/2011
Company F
L. B. Condrey (Condra) - Private   
Gggrandfather enlisted in Bastrop Co., Tx. with Col. Robert T. P. Allen. Served in the Trans-Miss in Walker's Tx. Brigade.
Contact Name:  J. Clark
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Date Added:  2/21/2012
Company F
Harvey Ingram - Private   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Donna L. Estes
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Date Added:  6/3/2009
Company F
Harvey N Litle aka Lytle - 2nd Lieutenant   
H. N. Litle
Side: Confederate
Regiment State/Origin: Texas
Regiment Name: 17th Regiment, Texas Infantry (Allen's)
Company: F
Rank In: Second Lieutenant

Harvey N. Lytle died August 25 1863 without leaving a will disposing of his estate and left his widow Eliza and four children, Mary Edith the child by his first wife, and Walter T., Shelby and Susan all very young children, except Mary Edith. He left a large estate consisting of lands, cattle, horses, and his homestead in Bastrop Co. and a one third interest in his brothers estate, he had no debts. All he died possessed of was disposed of by an Administrator shortly after his death, leaving his widow and minor children with no means of support. (The document of probate is on file and shows that M Mc Master transferred 165 acres in MC county, 36 quarter sections and 180 acres in Guadalupe, 19 horses and 35 cattle - to Stephen Cole and Sam McKinzie creditors. The sale of 3 'negro women' for $797 was used to pay the probate fees)

Subject: Harvey Newton Litle 1850 Brazoria Co ., TX Census
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#28 173 H. N. Litle 32 M farmer $ 2000, b.Louisiana
Edith Litle 69 F b.Mississippi (mother)
Erastus Litle 34 M $ 800. b.Louisiana (brother)
Eliza Litle 18 F b.Georgia or Florida(?) (Wife of HN)
Mary E. Litle 2 F b.Texas (child HN and Mary J Scobey deceased)

Erastus Litle Born Dec. 25, 1815 , Died Aug. 12 1862 (Brother of Rebecca Litle Eagleston)

H. N. Litle Born Aug. 5, 1818 Died Apr. 25, 1863 (Brother of Rebecca Litle Eagleston)

Contact Name:  Donald Lytle
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Date Added:  10/4/2007
Company F
Andreas Polnick (Polnac) - Unknown   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Kenny Westmoreland
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Date Added:  2/28/2009
Company G
Cullen Curlee Arnett - Captain   
The 17th organized in 1862 was part of the 3rd Brigade of the famous Walkers Texas Division also known as Walkers Greyhounds. Cullen also served under Captain W. J. Maltrby who was in charge of company D.
Contact Name:  Lucille Caldwell
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Date Added:  7/5/2006
Company G
William Madison Casbeer - Private   
My GGG Grandfather, W.M. 'Matthew' Casbeer served throughout the South, walked home from what he referred to as Camp Swampy, Louisiana to Williamson Co. TX. His letters to home indicated the economic crunch and starvation Confederates went through, cooking rats in a can to survive, bare-footed with tattered clothing while Union troops were fully uniformed.
Contact Name:  Eric Patton
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Date Added:  8/18/2010
Company G
James Marion Draper - Private   
James was born in Bagdad, Jackson County Tennessee. His family moved to Texas before the war. He has no known archival file. The data comes from his Pension file. Enlisted at age 26 in 25 March 1862 and discharged at Hempstead, Waller County Texas abt may 1865. He was serving as a nurse in the Confederate Hospital. He served under Col. R.T.P. Allen, & Col. G. W. Jones. He died and is buried in Florence, Williamson County Texas. He is my 3rd cousin 4 times removed on my [ father's] Pankey Line
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  3/3/2017
Company G
Isaac L. Gibbs - Private   
Last record of service (April 30, 1863) lists him as Division Teamster on detached service to Houston. Trying to locate date of death in service. Thanks!
Contact Name:  John Taylor
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Date Added:  6/25/2012
Company G
Samuel Hampton Marley - Private   
GGGrandfather of Thaddaeus Nathaniel Scroggins, member of my SCV Unit where I am Adjutant.
Contact Name:  Jay Robertson
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Date Added:  4/20/2004
Company G
William Allen Marley - Private   
William Allen Marley (1837-1864), traveled from Bend, TX in Lampasas County and enlisted along with his brother Samuel Hampton Marley, but was killed in action in Louisiana.
Contact Name:  Thaddaeus Scroggins
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Date Added:  8/19/2015
Company G
John Thomas Slaughter - Private   
John was 24 years old when he enlisted in Capt. C.C. Arnett's Co. Texas Infantry [ Allen's Regiment ]. This became Co G.17th Texas Infantry. Enlisted by R.J.P. Allen on 8 August 1862 at Camp Terry. He is sick in camp. His health was not good and he was left behind. He is listed again with his company in Feb of 1864. End of offical record.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  7/2/2015
Company G
William F. Smith - Private   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Noel Barrett
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Date Added:  4/11/2010
Company I
Calvin Henry Boyd - 2nd Corporal   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Clark Wrather
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Date Added:  9/4/2006
Company I
Samuel Houston Carter - 3rd Corporal   
Sam Houston Carter was born around College Station, Texas where Richard his father moved in 1831. Enlisted at Belton, Texas, 24 March 1861. Was a 3rd corporal with the 7th Brigade, Allen's Regiment/Texas 17th Infantry Regiment, I Company under Captain H.M. Bouldin and discharged 30 June 1862. Had 3 other brothers that served.
Family tree: Joseph Carter(1756-1820), Richard Carter(1789-May 12,1863), Wiley William Carter(1811-1849),Samuel Houston Carter(1840-1917), Frank Carter(1869-1943), Mike Carter(1906-1984), Duane Franklin Carter(1925-x), then James Franklin Carter(1959-x)(me)

Sam Houston Carter went blind at age 29 in 1869. He was known as 'blind grandpa' by family.
Contact Name:  James Franklin Carter
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Date Added:  4/12/2011
Company I
John Poston Clary - Private   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Lanny Ottosen
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Date Added:  1/27/2008
Company I
Thomas Gaston Darden - Private   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Victor Darden
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Date Added:  7/4/2012
Company K
Robert Polk Kelley - Unknown   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Jason M. Kelley
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Date Added:  3/9/2010
Company K
Thomas Elwood Kelley - Unknown   
No Comments

Contact Name:  Jason M. Kelley
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Date Added:  3/9/2010
Company K
James M. Ray - Private   
Migrated to Texas from North Carolina and arrived as the Civil War began. His brothers who remained in North Crolina served in the 29th North Carolina Infantry.
Contact Name:  James Clark
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Date Added:  9/2/2010
Company K
Charles Taylor - Unknown   
brother of Wiley, died in Civil War
Contact Name:  Kim Tardie
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Date Added:  6/6/2005
Company K
Wiley O. Taylor Jr. - Private   
died of disease in Union prison according to Roy C. Hall
Contact Name:  Kim Tardie
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Date Added:  6/6/2005
Company K
Thomas Drew Wilson - Sergeant Major   
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Contact Name:  Jeffrey D. Murrah
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Date Added:  5/30/2004
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