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In the state-wide balloting concerning secession, Navarro County voted overwhelmingly for secession 621 to 38. Navarro County was a large slave owning and cotton growing county.

The last State Convention for Confederates was held in 1937 at the Commercial Hotel in Corsicana, Texas. The remaining six Confederate soldiers were present. They were M. H. Wolfe, Corsicana; Thomas E. Riddles, Austin; Walter Williams, Franklin; George Kent of Corsicana, James M. Huff and Mr. Hook. Of these six, Walter Williams was the last soldier. He died in 1959 at the age of one hundred seventeen (117) years. He was the last of the soldiers of the Civil War.


 

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Edward L. Williams & Barbara Knox