HILL'S LAMAR CAVALRY NO. 2

By Ron Brothers



This unit is found in Lamar County Deed Book L, p. 324, organized 10 Jun 1861 under Captain James Hill, at Persimmon Grove in Lamar County, Texas, filed for the record on 19 Jun 1861. The document states the Company "is a volunteer Company and attached to the Texas Militia Battalion organized under the act to incorporate volunteer companies approved February the 15th, 1858."

This unit is also found in The History of Lamar County, by A. W. Neville,

North Texas Publishing Co., 1937, pp. 120-121.



Abels, J. J.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Bell, William: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Bruce, G. B.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Bruce, W. R.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Burgher, Young: age unknown, 2nd 2nd Lt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Cole, C. E.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Cothran, J. C.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Davis, J. W.: age unknown, 3rd Cpl, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Dean, L. M.: age unknown, 2nd Cpl, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Dearing, B. P.: age unknown, 3rd Sgt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Dennis, Thomas: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Frogg, W.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Gruss, C.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Harris, J. B.: age unknown, 4th Cpl, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Henderson, R. M.: age unknown, Ensign, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Henderson, William: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Hill, James: age unknown, Capt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Howard, James: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Hudson, R. C.: age 35, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Knox, E.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Luckey, O.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Martin, James: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Miller, John: age unknown, 1st Cpl, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Miller, S. A.: age unknown, 1st Lt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Moore, John W.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

New, N. S.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

New, O. L.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Parrish, J. B.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Patterson, Robert: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Perryman, A. J.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Pyrtle, J. B.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Pyrtle, Jenkins: age unknown, 4th Sgt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Pyrtle, Newton: age unknown, 2nd Lt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Pyrtle, R. J.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Richey, B.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Richey, J. L.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Shook, Daniel: age unknown, Orderly Sgt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Shook, J. A.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Smart, W.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Sneider, John F.: age unknown, 2nd Sgt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Stephens, D. F.: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

Ward, John: age unknown, Pvt, enlisted on 10 Jun 1861

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