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Texas State Cemetery
(TX001)

Austin

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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.

Erected by the State of Texas 1963




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