"Tribute to Civil War Veterans" Van Zandt County Genealogical Society
We would like to share with researchers our "Tribute to Civil War Veterans." There were many veterans who lived out their lives in Van Zandt County. Many came here from other states. If you have material that you would like to share on a Van Zandt County Civil War Veteran, contact Sibyl and we will be happy to post the information on this page.
Obituaries of Civil War Veterans
Many of these obituaries and more have been published in "Civil War Veterans of Van Zandt County" by the Van Zandt County Genealogical Society. This book is available for purchase. Please go to the society's Publication Page for further information.
Old Photos of Civil War Veterans of Van Zandt County
William Jefferson Baker submitted by Paula Neumeyer
Monroe Stanford, photo and military history, also history of his brother Dr. William J. Stanford, submitted by B.J. Sandifer
Dr. W.O. Williams, submitted by Scott Fitzgerald
Peyton Brewer with wife Kizzie, submitted by Jerry C. Brewer
Samuel Love Cole, submitted by Rachel English
Benjamin P. Riddle, Southland
Charles J.H. Rhines, Union Soldier, submitted by Delora Lewis
Levi Shivers Strickland, a Confederate, submitted by Sharon Anderson
Willis M. Murphry, a Confederate, submitted by Brenda Pulley
William Paxton Bratcher, a Confederate, submitted by Dace Dorough Martin
Old Letters from Civil War Soldiers
Letter to Judge T.J. Foster, 1864
Letter to Judge T.J. Foster, 1865
Confederate Veterans Items of Interest
L. Davidson, Confederate Soldier, Candidate for County Judge
Confederate Vet John Miller Visiting
Life Story of Confederate Soldier Dr. H. Henson
Newspaper clipping on Lewis Manuel Parsons
"Black List of Unionists" in Van Zandt County, 1863
A.B. Coltharp Confederate Discharge
Eli H. Whitten
William F. McKee
Edward C. Perry
Joel W. King and Descendants
Excellent Links for Civil War Research
Texas Pension Application Records at the Texas State Library
The American Civil War Page is a great website to visit if looking for Civil War information
Roster of Civil War Soldiers Page is a great website for finding your Confederate or Union Ancestor. This is a National Park Service Website. Just click on Soldiers, then type in your ancestor's name. You can also get to this site through the American Civil War Page.
Texas State Cemetery is a fantastic website. There is a Confederate Veterans section and your hard to find Confederate ancestors may be buried here.
Confederate Research Center, Hill College at Hillsboro, Hill County, Texas: One of the best Confederate Research Centers in the country.
Texans in the Civil War is a wonderful website if you are looking for a Civil War ancestor. It contains some biographies, too.
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This page last updated 22 January 2010