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Texas State Cemetery
(TX001)

Austin

Pictures by Martin Gauthier

GEN. ALEXANDER WATKINS TERRELL
 
BORN IN PATRICK COUNTY, VA.
NOVEMBER 23, 1827
CAME TO TEXAS IN 1852
DIED WHILE VISITING IN MINERAL WELLS
SEPTEMBER 9, 1912

JOHN A. WHARTON
MAJOR GENERAL C.S.A.
BORN
JULY 5, 1829
DIED
APRIL 6, 1865

John A. Wharton

Came to Texas from Tennessee. Prominent
Orator, Jurist, and Prosecutor. Delegate
Texas Secession Convention 1861. Joined
Confederate Army as Captain Company B,
Terry's Texas Rangers. After Terry was
Killed Wharton Elected Colonel and Led
this Famous Regiment Battle Shiloh and
Kentucky Campaign 1862. Twice Wounded
and Made Brigadier General for Bravery
in Action. Promoted Major General 1863
after brilliant Fighting Chickamauga
Campaign. Gallantry Led Cavalry Corps
Red River Campaign to Prevent Invasion
Texas 1864.

Erected By the State Of Texas 1963

 


 

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