G. H. McCracken

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G. H. McCracken
belonged to Co. A.
4th Tex. Cav. Green's
Brig. Trans. Miss. Dept.
Full Name: G. H. McCracken
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 3 (B)
Row:H  Number:45
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1840 
Died: December 2, 1917 
Burial Date:  
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Mississippi 
Occupation: Farmer 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1856 
Residence: San Antonio, Texas 
Admitted To Home: September 8, 1910 
Army: Trans Mississippi 
Brigade: Green's 
Regiment: 4th Texas Cav. 



Green Hastings (G. H.) McCracken, was a Master Sergeant in Captain William P. Hardeman's Company A, 4th Cavalry, Texas Mounted Volunteers, 1st Regiment, Sibley's Brigade. According to family records, McCracken was was born in May 1838 in Panola County, Mississippi. His family along with their slaves moved to Texas in 1856. Following the War, he founded the town of Albuquerque, Texas, Wilson County, on a section of his father Samuel McCracken's 160 land tract. In addition, the Confederate Home records indicate he was a widower, his spouse, Mary Palmer Meeks McCracken, did not die until 1939 and is buried next to him.

Information provided by Ken McCracken.

Entered by on 8/9/2010

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