By Ron Brothers

This unit organized in Precinct (or Beat) No. 2 of Lamar County Texas and filed muster roll and election returns on 5 Aug 1861. A copy of the muster roll is located in the Texas State Archives. It states the following:

"We the undersigned presiding officers of an election held in Beat No. 2 for Militia officers in said Beat, certify that for the office of Captain, J. J. Martin received 47 votes. For First Lieut. T. L. Click received 46 votes. For 1st Second Lieut., A. Johnson received 17 votes and L. D. Skidmore received 28 votes for 2nd Lieut. S. H. Neathery received 35 votes and J. M. Williams received 8 votes and L. W. Means received 46 votes for 1st Sergt. this August 5, 1861."

J. L. Click, Presiding Officer

L. D. Skidmore, Judge

J. V. Biard, Judge

Thomas H. Skidmore, Clerk

L. W. Means, Clerk

Akard, William, age 21, Pvt.

Alexander, J. Thomas, age 31, Pvt.

Armstrong, Thomas, age Unk, Pvt.

Baucom, M. L., age 34, Pvt.

Biard, James M., age 26, Pvt.

Biard, Joe V., age 18, Pvt.

Biard, John W. C., age 24, Pvt.

Biard, Tolbert F., age 17, Pvt.

Biard, William, age 22, Pvt.

Binnion, John C., age 36, Pvt.

Bishop, Ezekiel, age Unk, Pvt.

Bradley, G. M., age Unk, Pvt.

Bridge, Sam, age 23, Pvt.

Burns, James W., age Unk, Pvt.

Carners, W. H., age Unk, Pvt.

Cato, M. D., age 46, Pvt.

Clampitt, Elisha, age Unk, Pvt.

Clampitt, J. M., age Unk, Pvt.

Clampitt, William, age Unk, Pvt.

Clement, Andrew, age 28, Pvt.

Click, Eldridge E., age 31, Pvt.

Click, Henry M., age 35, Pvt.

Click, John D., age 27, Pvt.

Click, Richard S., age 28, Pvt.

Click, Terrel L., age 35, 1st Lt.

Collinsworth, James R., age 26, Pvt.

Conditt, John W., age 19, Pvt.

Conditt, V. L., age 22, Pvt.

Cox, Robert M., age Unk, Pvt.

Crook, Jere S., age 25, Pvt.

Davis, Stanford A., age 28, Pvt.

Denson, George, age Unk, Pvt.

Deweese, James O., age 23, Pvt.

Deweese, Joseph W., age 19, 2nd Cpl.

Elledge, Benjamin F., age 21, Pvt.

Elledge, H. L., age Unk, Pvt.

Eubanks, Nat, age 20, Pvt.

Evans, John W., age 30, Pvt.

Evans, M. V., age Unk, Pvt.

Favors, J. M., age Unk, Pvt.

Gann, William, age Unk, Pvt.

George, D. S., age Unk, Pvt.

Goodgion, J. D. S. F., age 31, Pvt.

Gordon, Arch, age Unk, Pvt.

Gordon, Ebenezer, age Unk, Pvt.

Green, J. H. T., age Unk, Pvt.

Greer, Lafayette, age Unk, Pvt.

Gwinn, James, age Unk, Pvt.

Hancock, J. M., age Unk, Pvt.

Hancock, Joseph, age 17, 3rd Cpl.

Hancock, 1st (Sr?), John, age Unk, Pvt.

Hancock, 2nd (Jr?), John, age Unk, Pvt.

Hannah, John D., age 31, Pvt.

Hemby, James W., age 30, Pvt.

Hemby, John F., age 30, Pvt.

Hemby, Johnathan, age 39, Pvt.

Hemby, Joseph B., age 33, Pvt.

Hendricks, G. R., age Unk, Pvt.

Hines, Levi C., age 18, Pvt.

Hix, E. J., age Unk, Pvt.

Hix, John R., age Unk, Pvt.

Howard, Joseph, age 24, Pvt.

Hughes, J. R., age Unk, Pvt.

Hulen, Ezekiel, age 28, Pvt.

Hurt, Heil, age 25, Pvt.

Irwin, Craft, age 37, Pvt.

Jackson, Ben, age Unk, Pvt.

Jackson, Emanuel, age 34, Pvt.

Jennings, William, age 19, Pvt.

Johnson, A. D., age Unk, Pvt.

Johnson, Archibald, age 25, 4th Sgt.

Johnson, John A., age 29, Pvt.

Johnson, William W., age 18, Pvt.

Jones, James M., age 29, Pvt.

Jones, Thomas J., age 40, Pvt.

Kennedy, James D., age 25, Pvt.

Kirkpatrick, Robert H., age 29, Pvt.

Kirkpatrick, William, age 19, Pvt.

Lamb, Lewis S., age Unk, Pvt.

Lamb, W. M., age Unk, Pvt.

Liddell, Newton J., age 34, Pvt.

Lynn, Jas. W., age Unk, Pvt.

Martin, J. J., age Unk, Capt.

Martin, Vincent, age 49, Pvt.

McCuistion, M. H., age 32, Pvt.

McHam, Martin, age 23, Pvt.

Means, Benjamin F., age 18, Pvt.

Means, Isaac, age Unk, Pvt.

Means, Lafayette, age Unk, Pvt.

Means, Lewis W., age Unk, Pvt.

Moseley, P. G., age 31, Pvt.

Neathery, Sam H., age 20, 2nd Lt.

Patterson, Newton B., age 36, Pvt.

Pearce, George W., age 23, 1st Sgt.

Pearce, Simeon, age 31, Pvt.

Poteet, Fenton C., age 27, Pvt.

Price, Jas. M., age Unk, 2nd Sgt.

Price, William C., age 18, Pvt.

Prichard, Cy, age Unk, Pvt.

Ratliff, Samuel Clem, age 17, Pvt.

Ratliff, William Edward, age 20, Pvt.

Richards, Redding, age 31, Pvt.

Ridge, Green, age 33, Pvt.

Roach, James R., age 21, Pvt.

Roach, William, age 23, Pvt.

Roberts, A., age 34, Pvt.

Skidmore, Edward, age 36, Pvt.

Skidmore, James R., age 24, Pvt.

Skidmore, John, age Unk, Pvt.

Skidmore, John A., age 30, 3rd Sgt.

Skidmore, John M., age Unk, Pvt.

Skidmore, Lem D., age 34, 2nd Lt.

Skidmore, Thomas H., Jr., age 27, Pvt.

Smiley, Robert James, age 23, Pvt.

Smiley, Sam, age Unk, Pvt.

Southerland, Charles, age 41, Pvt.

Sparks, Henry, age 29, 1st Cpl.

Sparks, William, age 22, Pvt.

Stell, Andrew J., age 24, Pvt.

Stell, James W., age 36, Pvt.

Stell, John H., age 21, Pvt.

Stell, William Wynne, age Unk, Pvt.

Stephenson, David, age 18, Pvt.

Stephenson, James W., age Unk, Pvt.

Stephenson, Jasper, age 26, Pvt.

Stephenson, K. C., age Unk, 4th Cpl.

Stephenson, Newton, age 24, Pvt.

Stephenson, William, age 35, Pvt.

Stewart, Martin M., age 30, Pvt.

Tanner, R. C., age Unk, Pvt.

Turner, Paschal, age 21, Pvt.

Varner, Hilliard, age Unk, Pvt.

Voyles, Allen, age Unk, Pvt.

West, Frank M., age 23, Pvt.

White, H. K., age Unk, Pvt.

Williams, Alex, age 23, Pvt.

Williams, James, age Unk, Pvt.

Williams, James Miller, age 23, Pvt.

Williams, John F., age 27, Pvt.

Winfrey, Jack or Winfield?, age Unk, Pvt.

Winsett, John, age 32, Pvt.

Winsett, Thomas, age 22, Pvt.

Wood, Thomas J., age 20, Pvt.

Woody, Henry J., age 45, Pvt.

Wright, John R., age 21, Pvt.

Wright, Marmaduke, age 28, Pvt.

Yancy, M. T., age 42, Pvt.

Young, Robert R., age 34, Pvt.

Young, W. R., age 26, Pvt.

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