Please help identify these Confederates
The building is at the corner of Commerce and North Main Streets, Altus, Oklahoma.
1) Taylor, William, of Gibson Co TN, a Private in Co. H, 12th TN Infantry, CSA, his hand severely wounded Battle of Shiloh; m,1-Elizabeth Virginia McRee, 2 ch; m,2-Dyer Co TN to Frances Elizabeth Enochs, 6 ch; arrived 1891 in Altus; William helped to organize the Altus Confederate Veterans and was affectionately called "General" by the group.
2) Kimberlin, Richard Samuel, Jr., (1843-1932)- looks like the man in front of the drum. I noticed his proud carriage. Private in R. S. Kimberlin's Company: D Unit: 12th Missouri Cavalry. Rank - Induction: Private Rank - Discharge: Private Allegiance: Confederate AND Donley County, Texas - History - Camp San Lanham U.C.
Patricia Adkins-Rochette 04/29/2008
Photo of hardcover Home Book for Sale
Bourland in North Texas and Indian Territory During the Civil War: Fort Cobb, Fort Arbuckle & the Wichita Mountains