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20th Texas Infantry      
Company Unknown
Henry M Elmore - Colonel   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Elmore
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Date Added:  1/30/2005
Company Unknown
Gilbert Marshall Hunter - 2nd Sergeant   
b. 23 Feb 1825 d. 16 Apr 1863
Contact Name:  Lance McWhorter
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Date Added:  2/10/2011
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Ambrose W Key - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Scott
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Date Added:  9/5/2012
Company Unknown
Fritz Wappler - Private   
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Contact Name:  Johannes Wapler
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Date Added:  8/19/2008
Company Unknown
allen monroe winn - Private   
grandfather from Marquez, Texas
Contact Name:  travis winn
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Date Added:  10/3/2012
Company Unknown
Thomas Jefferson Winslow - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Cheryl Campbell
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Date Added:  4/24/2012
Company A
Hilliard J. T. Terry - Unknown   
Hi there... I'm looking through this particular Unit, due to the intermingling of many members within my genealogy in Austin Co., TX.
Contact Name:  T. Jay Adams
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Date Added:  8/10/2009
Company A
William R.A. Terry - 2nd Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  H.Sheen
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Date Added:  2/5/2005
Company B
Robert Alexander Moss - Private   
Robert was born 22 June 1826 in Ashville, Cherokee County, North Carolina. In 1860 he is 34 years old and living in Parker Co. Texas. He has 8 cards in his archival file. He enlisted 2 Mar 1862 in Co B. 20th Tx Infantry at Anderson by Lt. Foster. This regiment was formed in the spring of 1862 for costal defense of the coastline around Galveston, Texas. He slipped away from camp and had to be brought back via guard on 5 Oct 1864. It bis not known if he saw any action. The Regiment surrendered 2 June 1865.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  8/25/2023
Company C
Richard Burgess - Private   
Richard was born in Greene Co. Georgia. He was abt 31 years old when he enlisted 1 June 1861 in Labadie's Rifles Vol Co. organized at Union Hill. This became attached on 5 Jan 1863 to Co E 23rd Brigade Brig. Gen. Jno. Sayles. He was then transferred to Co C 20th Texas Infantry. This unit did not leave Texas but was assigned to guard the coast of Texas. Some were trained in Heavy Artillery. He has 7 cards in his archival files. he was granted furloughs twice and in March of 1865 was assigned to the Regimental Quarter Master for fatigue duty. He died 12 June 1897 and is buried beside his wife at Old Independence Cem. Washington Co. Texas. He was the husband of my 3rd cousin 4 x removed
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  3/10/2021
Company C
Young Sheppard Veazey - 4th Corporal   
Young was born in 1827. He enlisted 1st in Co E 23 Brigade of Gen. Jno Sayles at Brenham, Texas. on 5 Jan 1863 and was transferred to Co C 20th Texas Infantry. This unit did not leave Texas and was assigned to guard the Texas coastline. The only battle engaged in was at Galvaslton, Texas. Some members were trained in the use of Heavy Artillery. He married Amanda Malvina Zimmerman on 25 April 1850.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  3/10/2021
Company D
William J. Archer - Unknown   
Enlisted in Robertson County Texas ...

Discharged 24 May, 1865, Richmond, Ft Bend Co. Texas
Contact Name:  T E Cox
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Date Added:  8/31/2008
Company D
John McCoy Clark - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Chuck Harvey
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Date Added:  11/24/2006
Company D
Robert H. Fullbright - Lieutenant   
'The records show that R. H. Fullbright, 2nd Lieutenant, Co. D, 20 Regiment Texas Infantry (also known as Elmore's Regiment) C.S.A., was elected March 31, 1862 at Owensville, and was mustered into service April 15. 1862 at Camp Travis, Hampstead, Texas' C.H. Bridges, Major General, The Adjutant General, 4-25-30

Born 1828 North Carolina
Died 1885 James Creek Cemetary Robertson County TX
Contact Name:  Roy Semtner
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Date Added:  7/24/2009
Company D
Alfred K. GIbbs - Unknown   
Alfred Gibbs was originally from Pickens County, Alabama. He stayed in Texas living in Polk County, Goliad County, and Wise County, TX. The family then moved on to Oklahoma Indian Territory approximately 1887. He died prior to 1900.
Contact Name:  Pam Hillebrand
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Date Added:  6/28/2008
Company D
John M. Honey - Private   
served in both 20th Texas infantry and 22nd Texas infantry

Killed in Action
Contact Name:  Holli Kees
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Date Added:  1/28/2005
Company D
Martin Van Buren Honey - Private   
Confederate Pension Papers filed by his widow, showed his regiment to be:
Elemo''s Regiment, Co. D, 20th Texas Infantry
Served 4 years.
Enlisted in Robertson County Texas
Contact Name:  Holli Kees
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Date Added:  1/28/2005
Company D
Thomas Jefferson Honey - Private   
Listed on Confederate Indigent Families Index for Robertson County Texas under Jeff Haney T. Jeff Honey, T. H. Honey, Thomas J. Haney
Contact Name:  Holli Kees
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Date Added:  1/28/2005
Company D
John F Johnson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Cheryl Campbell
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Date Added:  7/21/2007
Company D
Pickens Johnson - Private   
enlisted from robertson co., texas
died oct 5, 1866
buried in walnut cemetary, bremond, robertson co. tx
Contact Name:  don glaze
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Date Added:  3/25/2020
Company D
Samuel Heidleberg Westbrook - Private   
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Contact Name:  John Shelton
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Date Added:  4/2/2013
Company E
William Barrett - Private   
Great,Great Grandfather. Enlisted Co. E, 20th Texas Infantry, Feb.7, 1862 to the end of the war, sworn in March, 1862 at Houston, joined Regt. at Hempstead for training. Participated in battle of Galveston. Applied for and received pension for service, Sept. 1899. Application was witnessed by S.B. Tackaberry and W.L. Scurlock, both having served in Co. E, 20th Texas. ' He was a good soldier and never absent without leave.' S.B.Tackaberry states, 'William Barrett came with Tackaberry's family from New York about 1846. William Barrett was about 22 at the time. After war Barrett resided in Gatesville, Coryell Co. until his death.
Contact Name:  Michael Williams
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Date Added:  11/27/2010
Company E
john abel harding - Private   
my family has a cementery in berclair,tx please go there you will find a lot of grave stone on ranking Soldier's of many people that fought in the civil war also have pictures of the head stones.
Contact Name:  michael
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Date Added:  12/31/2011
Company E
Williamson Frank Lewis - Private   
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Contact Name:  Martha Morris
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Date Added:  3/7/2005
Company E
Samuel John McCants - Private   
Birth: 5 Dec 1842 in W. Feliciana Parish, Louisiana
Death: 24 Jan 1918 in Evergreen, San Jancinto County, Texas
Sex: M
Father: Alexander Daniel McCants b. 1807 in South Carolina
Mother: Martha Elizabeth Gerald b. in Woodville, Wilkinson County, Mississippi

Burial: 1918 Evergreen Cemetery, Evergreen, San Jancinto County, Texas


Military Service Notes: Information from the Texas State Archives regarding a Widow's application for a Pension filed by his last wife, Mary M. McCants on 26 June 1918 and approved 8 July, 1918 states Samuel John McCants enlisted in Company E, Regiment: Captain McCordues/McCardalls (sp?) Company, Elmores Regiment, 20th Texas Infantry. The statement from the Adjutant General's office in Washington dated 3 Jul. 1918 states that 'S. J. McCants, Pvt. Co. E. 20 Regt. Texas Inf. C.S.A. was enlisted March 30, 1862 and Muster Roll for Feby. 29, 1864 (last on file) shows him: 'Present.' No record of capture or parole.' The Affidavit of witnesses were signed by R.P. Brown and J.W. Griffin. R.P. Brown served in the same Company with him. J.W. Griffin states that he was in Company A, Dan Egbert, Captain, Fullcrade(sp?)Regiment stationed at Galveston, Texas and they were boys together. Mary M. McCants' Mortuary Warrant Application was attached. It states she died 5 Oct. 1920 in Cleveland, Liberty Co., TX.
Contact Name:  Kim Wright McCarty
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Date Added:  8/17/2009
Company E
Pleasant Reid Rowe - Private   
Buried at the Texas state cemetery, Confederate Field, Section F, Row Q, Number 27.
Contact Name:  Ben Ontiveros
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Date Added:  7/7/2013
Company E
Robert Jarman Rowe - Private   
His brother, Pleasant Reid Rowe also served in Co. E. Pleasant Rowe is buried at the Texas State Cemetery, Confederate Field, Section 1 (F), Row Q, Number 27.
Contact Name:  Ben Ontiveros
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Date Added:  7/7/2013
Company E
Eli Marion Tipton - Private   
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Contact Name:  Kinley Tipton
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Date Added:  1/17/2010
Company F
Willis Samuel Fulton - Private   
Willis was about 22 years old when he enlisted. The only documentation for his service is his CSA Pension. His witnesses stated that that served with him in early 1861. He served the entire war and died in Madison Co Texas 7 July 1913. His 2nd wife drew his pension. He was the husband of my 3rd cousin 4x removed. Pheobe Marion Thomas 1843 -1883.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  11/7/2017
Company F
Isaac Newton Rains - Private   
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Contact Name:  Evelyn Rains Martinez
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Date Added:  12/9/2007
Company G
William Haley Brooks - Sergeant   
Appointed by General Magruder to command the Secret Service (Department of Texas) on Feb. 16, 1863, and filled that position until the close of the war. Discharged in 1865. Pensioned 9/1907 #13812. (Confederate Maj. Gen. John B. Magruder commanded the District of Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona from Nov. 1862 until Aug. 1864.)
-> Documents from NARA re: W. H. Brooks' military service, see http://www.adkins.ws/media/Brooks,WmH_documents.htm
gg-grandson - please see http://www.adkins.ws/individual.php?pid=I032
Contact Name:  Thomas Adkins
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Date Added:  10/13/2015
Company G
Carl Emil Ferdinand Gerloff - Private   
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Contact Name:  John Harman
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Date Added:  6/5/2006
Company G
James Henry Hall - Private   
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Contact Name:  Pat Stephenson
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Date Added:  11/9/2012
Company G
John Calvin Hall - Private   
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Contact Name:  Pat Stephenson
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Date Added:  11/9/2012
Company G
Charles Niederhofer - Private   
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Contact Name:  Greg Fowler
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Date Added:  11/30/2005
Company G
Solomon Whitley - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 28 March 1862 at the age of 16.
Died on 9 August 1862 of typhoid fever.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  7/5/2010
Company G
Joseph B. Youngblood - Private   
He was listed as J.B. Youngblood and is buried in Cleveland, Texas
Contact Name:  Mike Shelton
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Contact Homepage:  http://www.politicalbastards.com/
Date Added:  12/25/2010
Company H
Jesse C. Dickie - Captain   
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Contact Name:  Chris Linzza
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Date Added:  9/15/2006
Company H
George H Mercer - Corporal   
George H. Mercer may have served in Nichols' 9th Texas Infantry ( a six month regiment), who helped construct fortifications in Galveston 1861-62. He was from Walker County,TX.
Contact Name:  Charles K. Mercer
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Date Added:  8/24/2011
Company H
Mathison Mercer - Private   
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Contact Name:  Charles K. Mercer
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Date Added:  8/24/2011
Company H
George Washington Green Spillers - Private   
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Contact Name:  Mark Peters
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Date Added:  8/3/2007
Company H
William Isaac Stone - Private   
b: April 13, 1843 Taladega Co., AL d: Sept 21, 1924 Waco, TX.
Enlisted April 18, 1862 at Huntsville, Walker County, Texas.
Colonel Elmore, Captain Dickie. Was in the Battle of Galveston and witnessed from a distance the Battle of Sabine Pass. Texas pension file #15994, applied for Aug 31, 1909.
Contact Name:  Chris Linzza
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Date Added:  8/4/2006
Company H
Abner Stoudt Wilson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Woodard
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Date Added:  8/13/2023
Company H
John Dedrick Wilson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Woodard
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Date Added:  8/13/2023
Company H
S A Wilson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Woodard
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Date Added:  8/13/2023
Company I
James Henry Bay - Private   
James was born in Haywood Co. Tennessee 11 Oct 1842. He has 11 cards in his archival file. He enlisted 3 May 1862 in Capt James B Stephenson's Co [Elmore's Regt.] Texas Infantry at Red Top by Lieut. Fountain for 3 years. He mustered at Camp Travis, Hempstead, Texas on 14 May 1862. It is 45 miles to rendezvous. Assigned to District of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona in Trans Mississippi Dept. Assigned to serving coastal guard duty from Galveston to the Sabine River. In April 1864 reported 622 men present for duty with 21 officers. Its men trained for heavy artillery duty and was in the battle of Galveston and a skirmish with the federals outside the city, both of which were Confederate victories. For a short time they fell under the command of General John B Mcgruder as 3rd Corps. They surrendered at Galveston on 2 June 1865. He died 17 May 1905 and is buried at Bays Chapel in Montgomery Co. Texas. He was the Father in law of my 4th cousin 3 x removed. Deo Vindice
Contact Name:  phillip thomas
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Date Added:  2/26/2020
Company I
Ephraim A Cabeen - Private   
Also known as E.A. Cabeen, came to Texas as a small boy, after father died, settles around Houston, Austin Co. Married and had 6 children, 5 grew to adulthood. born: 1830, died: unknown
Contact Name:  Jaye Cabeen
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Date Added:  8/9/2007
Company I
John Henry Thomas - Private   
John enlisted 9 June 1862 at Prairie Plains, Texas. Enlisted by Lt. Fontaine for 3 years in [Elmore's Regiment]. His unit was organized with 10 companies and elected field officers 14 May 1862. CMR: Nov. Dec.1862 / sick sent on leave for 15 days. He did not return and was listed as AWOL. His pay was stopped and he was arrested. He is found back in his unit and present for duty in Jan 1864.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  2/16/2014
Company K
Micheal Oneasphore Bonin - Unknown   
I believe company K is correct.
Contact Name:  David Ash
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Date Added:  9/25/2004
Company K
Jacob Franklin Doughtie - Private   
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Contact Name:  Russell Rentfro
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Date Added:  2/22/2012
Company K
Carl Heinrich Ludwig Gerloff - Musician   
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Contact Name:  John Harman
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Date Added:  6/5/2006
Company K
William J McGrew - 1st Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  Fred Rose
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Date Added:  1/17/2009
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