Captain John Henry LeTellier
West Hill Cemetery
1304 W. Lamar St.
By Elaine Nall Bay & Patricia Nall
Born in Virginia. Educated at Bethany College. In 1861, he joined
Confederate Army, serving in Co. K, 24th Va. Inf. Fought in battles of
Manassas, Williamsburg, Seven Pines, Gettysburg, and others.
Received several wounds, one serious (at Plymouth). Resumed teaching
at end of war. Came to Texas and operated the Sherman Private School, 1871-1913.
A dynamic teacher and expert in math, he taught many persons who
later rose to prominence.
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