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Texas State Cemetery
(TX001)

Austin

Pictures by Martin Gauthier

HARDEMAN

GEN. WILLIAM P.
HARDEMAN
BORN
in Williamson County, Tenn
November 4, 1816
DIED
April 8, 1898
 
He came to TEXAS in 1835
and served in every military struggle.
 
A VETERAN OF FOUR WARS

MARY E.
WIFE OF
Wm. P. HARDEMAN
BORN
Sept. 24, 1841
DIED
Mar. 13, 1911

William P. Hardeman, Indian fighter, frontiersman, explorer.
Veteran, Texas Revolution Cordova Rebellion and Mexican war.
Entered Confederate Army 1861 as Captain 4th Tex. Mounted
Volunteers, served 1862 New Mexico campaign to secure
gold and access to Pacific.  Role in brilliant cavalry charge battle
Valverde made him Colonel. Led brigade Red River Campaign 1864
to stop invasion Texas. Promoted Brigadier General 1865.
First superintendent State Confederate Home.  Known affectionately
as "Old Gotch", a rugged fighter and southern gentleman. 

E
rected by the State of Texas 1963

 

JOHNSON
Gen. ADAM R. JOHNSON JOSEPHINE E. JOHNSON
FEB. 6, 1834 AUG. 31, 1845
OCT. 20, 1922 SEPT. 11, 1923

 


 

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