COMPANY FOR BEAT NO. 7

LAMAR COUNTY, TEXAS

9th BRIGADE

TEXAS STATE TROOPS

TEXAS MILITIA

Compiled by Ron Brothers


This unit organized in Precinct (or Beat) No. 7 of Lamar County Texas and filed election returns on 2 Sep 1861. A copy of the muster roll is located in the Texas State Archives. No ages or year of birth appears on the muster roll and this information is derived from the 1860 Census. No muster roll of privates was attached and only the election returns exist. It states the following:

We the undersigned managers of an election held for the purpose of Electing Officers for the company for Precinct No. 7 do hereby certify that for...

[Note: the number of votes for each is listed in the list below]

Signed W. F. Hatchitt, Presiding Officer

H. J. Bailey, Judge

C. P. Littlejohn, Judge

W. H. Tinnin, Clerk

E. H. Tanner, Clerk






Bailey, H. J., age unknown, born about unknown, 2nd Sgt., 54 votes

Castlebury, Joshua, age 27, born about 1834, Ensign, 28 votes

Crosby, Dennis, age unknown, born about unknown, 3rd Sgt., 22 votes

Dennis, H. B., age 32, born about 1829, 3rd Lt., 52, votes

Hamilton, J. C., age unknown, born about unknown, 2nd Cpl., 32 votes

Hatchitt, W. F., age 44, born about 1817, Pvt.

Herrington, William, age unknown, born about unknown, 4th Cpl., 30 votes

Hudgens, Lewis, age unknown, born about unknown, Pvt., 25 votes for Ensign

Killingsworth, R., age unknown, born about unknown, Pvt., 20 votes for 3rd Sgt.

Littlejohn, C. P., age 37, born about 1824, 1st Sgt., 54 votes

Littlejohn, Thomas, age unknown, born about unknown, Capt., 48 votes

Maxwell, J., age 41, born about 1820, 1st Lt., 28 votes

McFatter, W. A., age 36, born about 1825, 1st Cpl., 42 votes

Stephens, William, age 34, born about 1827, 4th Sgt., 50 votes

Tanner, E. H., age unknown, born about unknown, Pvt.

Tinnin, W. H., age 32, born about 1829, Pvt.

Westbrooks, J. W., age 22, born about 1839, 3rd Cpl., 32 votes

Wilkins, Unknown, age unknown, born about unknown, 2nd Lt., 26 votes

Williams, J. A., age 38, born about 1823, Pvt., 33 votes for 1st Sgt.

Williams, John, age 38, born about 1823, Pvt., 12 votes for 1st Cpl., 18 votes for 2nd Cpl., 20 votes for 3rd Cpl., 25 votes for 4th Cpl.

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