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Waul's Texas Legion      
Company Unknown
Jepha Pepsy Parks - Unknown   
also with the Pinekney Guards 8th Mississippi Infantry.
Contact Name:  Carole O'Dell
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Date Added:  11/17/2012
Company Unknown
Robert Sidney Young - Unknown   
Robert Sidney is my great grandfather.
Contact Name:  George McGonigle
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Date Added:  8/13/2012
Company A
James Levon Lockley - Private   
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Contact Name:  charles j. lockley-
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Date Added:  10/9/2012
Company A
vernon h lockley - Private   
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Contact Name:  charles lockley
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Date Added:  6/4/2011
Company B
Hiram Richard Bartlett - Private   
Served in Co. F June-August 1862; in Co. B from September 1862.
Wounded in defense of Yazoo City (defense of Vicksburg); bullet lodged near spine, which eventually led to death by Bright's disease (kidney failure). Buried in McGee Cemetery, Stratford, OK.
Contact Name:  John R. Gantt, Jr.
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Date Added:  4/25/2007
Company B
Thomas Jefferson Bureleson - Sergeant   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Woodard
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Date Added:  2/23/2017
Company B
Agustus L Burleson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Woodard
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Date Added:  2/23/2017
Company B
Edward Burleson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Woodard
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Date Added:  2/23/2017
Company B
John Burleson - Private   
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Contact Name:  Stephen Woodard
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Date Added:  2/23/2017
Company B
Ridon Griggsbyhill Franklin - Private   
Ridon was born 21 Nov 1829 in Butler County, Alabama. The 1860 census places him in at 28 y/o in Freestone County, Texas, the Post Office is at Fairfield. He has 13 items in his archival file. He enlists 6 July 1862 at Camp Waul. 4 July 1963 he is captured at Vicksburg and when paroled he is assigned to Galveston, Texas. After the defeat at Vicksburg the unit was reorganized as Timmon's regiment [he has 7 cards in this unit]. Ridon was assigned to the Quartermaster Corps as a Wagon Master. he was detailed to build barracks and his last duty was when he was detailed in April 1865 to carry the remains of a decreased soldier to his family in Freestone Co. Texas. He died 16 Oct 1903 and is buried in Wortham Cem. Wortham, Freestone County, Texas.
Contact Name:  Phillip Thomas
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Date Added:  11/6/2023
Company B
Emmett F Gay - 2nd Corporal   
1842-1886
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  12/5/2023
Company C
Longin Foehner - Private   
Longin Foehner ( spelled various ways in different documents ) Joined Waul's Texas Legion in the spring of 1862 at Camp Waul (along with his brother Bernardt Foehner). Longin was with company C Infantry during the battle of Vicksburg, but was camped at Yazoo City and was captured on the 14th of July and sent to Camp Morton,Ind and died there on July 13, 1864 from inflamation of the bowels.
Bernardt Foehner was with company F Infantry and was captured in Vicksburg and subsequentualy relased and sent back to Texas. Family folklore has it that Bernardt was injured in the battle of Vicksburg, lost a leg and walked (crawled) back to central TX.Bernardt returned to the Brenham area (Latium) married and named his first born after his brother, Longin Foehner.
Contact Name:  Thomas Fraley
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Date Added:  7/25/2013
Company D
Albert Gallatin Evans - Private   
1832-1894
Contact Name:  George Hill
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Date Added:  1/30/2014
Company E
Llewellyn L Prouty - Private   
This was his first unit, also served in the 9th Texas Inf and 26th Texas Cav.
Contact Name:  Shawn Verdine
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Date Added:  2/4/2007
Company F
Paul Benjamin Fahner - Private   
Listed as B. Fahner or Fehner. Private, Waul's Legion, TX Infantry, Co. F. on parolee's list at hospital in Vicksburg, MS, July, 1863.
Returned to Round Rock, Williamson, TX. Died 2/17/1893. Buried in Old Round Rock Cemetery alongside his wife. Born in Alsace-Lorriane, France on 1/25/1822. Arrived in New Orleans aboard the 'Magnolia' on 9/27/1850. Granted US Citizenship in Austin, Travis, TX 9/02/1857. Was a farmer and a stone mason.
Contact Name:  Susanna Clark
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Date Added:  2/1/2011
Company F
LAFAYETTE QUINNEY - Private   
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Contact Name:  FRED
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Date Added:  1/26/2012
Company F
Soloman Bedford Strickland - Unknown   
born 6-5-1839 texas-died aug-14 1947 : at 108 years old at confederate home austin Texas, buried at Travis TX,
Contact Name:  trisstrickland
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Date Added:  9/11/2012
Company F
Henry Tisdale - Private   
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Contact Name:  James Dickey
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Date Added:  9/12/2014
Company F
David Grundy Willshire - 1st Corporal   
David Grundy Willshire (Willshir, Willsher, Welcher in various records--all SAME man) was signed up on May 15, 1862 in Liberty by Capt. Wrigley. He served as 1st Cpl. of Company F, Waul's Texas Legion. He was present during the siege of Vicksburg and was captured on July 4, 1863 and paroled on July 9, 1863. After signing the standard parole form, he immediately returned to his unit and finished his enlistment. He died in Durant, Oklahoma around 1912. His two brothers, James and John, served with the 10th Texas Infantry and died during the war.
Contact Name:  Mark W. Stuart
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Date Added:  6/6/2010
Company H
William Rabb - Private   
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Contact Name:  Marlon Sustaire
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Date Added:  10/26/2008
Company K
Charles Frederick, Jr. Kobs - Private   
Frederick 'Fritz' Kobs, Jr. enlisted in Waul's Texas Legion with Capt. Wrigley's Co on June 2, 1862 and had his furlough extended for three days. Was conscripted while on furlough, prevented from reporting to Camp Waul near Brenham, TX and sent to the Sappers and Miners. It is thought that he was never sent far from home as he had children during the war. He was probably involved with the construction and improvement of the fortifications of the SE Texas Coast. He signed his 'parole of honor' as a POW in Houston, TX on June 27, 1865. He is buried near his homestead in the Addicks-Bear Creek Methodist Cem. at Patterson Rd. and Hwy 6 N in West Houston.
Contact Name:  Ernest Kobs, IV
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Contact Homepage:  www.wauls-texas-legion.com
Date Added:  12/29/2009
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