COMPANY FOR BEAT NO. 3

LAMAR COUNTY, TEXAS

9th BRIGADE

TEXAS STATE TROOPS

TEXAS MILITIA

By Ron Brothers



This unit organized in Precinct (or Beat) No. 3 of Lamar County Texas and filed muster roll and election returns on 17 Aug 1861. A copy of the muster roll is located in the Texas State Archives. It states the following:

To M. H. Shelton, Brigadier General, 9th Brigade, Texas Militia.

According to your instructions I herewith submit a duplicate Muster Roll of those persons residing in Military Precinct No. 3 who are subject to active service together with the officers elect.

E. J. Shelton having been appointed to fill another military office previous to the election was not eligible to this one, consequently the election for Captain of this company together with another 2nd Lieutenant was ordered.

We do hereby certify that following named candidates received the number of votes shown below this August 17th A.D. 1861.

Captain Shelton, 39

1st Lieutenant

A. Curlin, 10

Sheb Cross, 34

2nd Lieutenant

J. N. Daniel, 13

R. E. Allen, 26

Ord. Sergeant

T. J. Lyday, 30

R. P. Mayo, 11

2nd Sergeant

A. W. P. Barton, 35

J. H. Curlin, Judge

J. W. Justiss, Judge

A. Hamblin, Clerk

W. S. Griffin, Clerk

John Yates, President

Allen, Gabriel: Pvt, age unknown.

Allen, R. E.: 2nd Lt, age unknown.

Allen, William: Pvt, age unknown.

Anderson, Luderick: Pvt, age unknown.

Anglin, A.: Pvt, age unknown.

Anglin, William: Pvt, age unknown.

Ashley, Thomas J.: Pvt, age 32, born about 1829

Barnard, Ulysses: Pvt, age unknown.

Barnett, Eli: Pvt, age unknown.

Barton, A. P.: 2nd Sgt, age 25, born about 1836

Bates, James C.: Pvt, age 24, born about 1837

Bennett, John: Pvt, age unknown.

Birmingham, S. H.: Pvt, age 38, born about 1823

Brackeen, A. M.: Pvt, age unknown.

Brackeen, Allen: Pvt, age unknown.

Brackeen, Thomas H.: Pvt, age unknown.

Brown, M. M.: Pvt, age unknown.

Bryant, James: Pvt, age 31, born about 1830

Bryant, P. B.: Pvt, age unknown.

Burton, Calvin H.: Pvt, age unknown.

Bush, John: Pvt, age unknown.

Bush, William: Pvt, age unknown.

Bywaters, A.: Pvt, age unknown.

Bywaters, B.: Pvt, age unknown.

Campbell, James E.: Pvt, age 20, born about 1841

Campbell, L. J.: Pvt, age 41, born about 1820

Campbell, William: Pvt, age 39, born about 1822

Capewell, Charles: Pvt, age unknown.

Cherry, John L.: Pvt, age 23, born about 1838

Cherry, Thomas: Pvt, age unknown.

Clyse, W. M.: Pvt, age unknown.

Collier, Ben: Pvt, age 42, born about 1819

Compton, G. L.: Pvt, age 18, born about 1843

Compton, John: Pvt, age unknown.

Compton, Smith: Pvt, age unknown.

Crabtree, Dutch: Pvt, age unknown.

Crook, John: Pvt, age 41, born about 1820

Cross, J. Sheb: 1st Lt, age 24, born about 1837

Cross, William L.: Pvt, age 21, born about 1840

Cunningham, David: Pvt, age 39, born about 1822

Cunningham, John E.: Pvt, age 42, born about 1819

Curlen, Joseph: Pvt, age 32, born about 1829

Curlen, Thomas H.: Pvt, age 46, born about 1815

Daniel, J. N.: Pvt, age 26, born about 1835

Denton, J. W.: Pvt, age 36, born about 1825

Dunagen, Absalom: Pvt, age unknown.

English, John: Pvt, age unknown.

Fletcher, James: Pvt, age unknown.

Forest, James: Pvt, age unknown.

Glenn, William: Pvt, age 40, born about 1821

Griffin, John F.: Pvt, age 20, born about 1841

Griffin, S. H.: Pvt, age 29, born about 1832

Griffin, William S.: Pvt, age 32, born about 1829

Hamblin, Alfred: Pvt, age unknown.

Hamilton, James: Pvt, age unknown.

Hazelwood, William E.: Pvt, age 35, born about 1827

Hilburn, C. E.: Pvt, age unknown.

Hobbs, Charles: Pvt, age unknown.

Hobbs, Harrison: Pvt, age unknown.

Hogan, ?: Pvt, age unknown.

Huff, P. M.: Pvt, age unknown.

Hunter, John R.: Pvt, age 23, born about 1838

Hunter, William R.: Pvt, age 21, born about 1840

James, Burrell: Pvt, age 26, born about 1835

Johnson, O.: Pvt, age unknown.

Jones, A. J.: Pvt, age 25, born about 1836

Jones, Abe: Pvt, age 19, born about 1842

Justiss, John W.: Pvt, age unknown.

Kirkham, William: Pvt, age 22, born about 1839

Landridge, J.: Pvt, age unknown.

Lane, J. Y.: Pvt, age 39, born about 1822

Layton, J. G.: Pvt, age unknown.

Long, Jas. T.: Pvt, age 27, born about 1834

Lovell, J.: Pvt, age 23, born about 1838

Lyday, T. J.: Ord Sgt, age 29, born about 1832

Lyon, Jas.: Pvt, age unknown.

Mallory, William: Pvt, age unknown.

Mardis, William H.: Pvt, age 36, born about 1825

Mayo, Robert P.: Pvt, age 19, born about 1842

Mayo, W. A.: Pvt, age 21, born about 1840

McDonald, William: Pvt, age 16, born about 1845

McDougal, A. C.: Pvt, age 38, born about 1823

McGlasson, Chamblin: Pvt, age 19, born about 1842

McGlasson, J. C.: Pvt, age 30, born about 1831

McGlasson, Thomas G.: Pvt, age 28, born about 1833

Means, Jas. M.: Pvt, age 32, born about 1829

Miner, William B.: Pvt, age 35, born about 1826

Notley, Robert: Pvt, age 44, born about 1817

Notley, William: Pvt, age 19, born about 1842

Orme, Thomas M.: Pvt, age unknown.

Parris, John: Pvt, age 25, born about 1836

Patterson, William: Pvt, age unknown.

Pearcy, William: Pvt, age unknown.

Perin, Thomas: Pvt, age unknown.

Perkins, James: Pvt, age unknown.

Perkins, Thomas A.: Pvt, age 24, born about 1837

Perkins, William L.: Pvt, age 21, born about 1840

Powers, John: Pvt, age 22, born about 1838

Reed, John: Pvt, age unknown.

Ridenour, A. W.: Pvt, age 36, born about 1825

Robinson, J. T.: Pvt, age unknown.

Robinson, Jackson: Pvt, age unknown.

Robinson, John: Pvt, age unknown.

Robinson, L. B.: Pvt, age 35, born about 1826

Rogers, P. H.: Pvt, age 44, born about 1817

Rucker, S. B.: Pvt, age 36, born about 1825

Sayles, Robert: Pvt, age unknown.

Saylors, A. J.: Pvt, age 23, born about 1838

Scott, Thomas: Pvt, age unknown.

Sells, D. J.: Pvt, age unknown.

Shelton, Eli Jenway: Capt., age 38, born about 1823

Sissil, John M.: Pvt, age unknown.

Stunkard, J. J.: Pvt, age 36, born about 1826

Tatum, John B.: Pvt, age unknown.

Thomas, David: Pvt, age unknown.

Vining, M. W.: Pvt, age 31, born about 1830

Vining, P. W.: Pvt, age 24, born about 1837

Warren, W. R.: Pvt, age 35, born about 1826

Williams, A.: Pvt, age unknown.

Williams, J. Shelby: Pvt, age 36, born about 1825

Wolf, E. P.: Pvt, age unknown.

Wooldridge, John R.: Pvt, age 18, born about 1843

Wooldridge, William H.: Pvt, age 21, born about 1840

Wortham, John: Pvt, age unknown.

Wortham, Thomas: Pvt, age unknown.

Yates, J. T.: Pvt, age unknown.

Yates, John: Pvt, age 34, born about 1827

Yates, William L.: Pvt, age 19, born about 1843

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