OSBOURN, M.S. (1847 ~ 1934). Confederate veteran M.S. Osbourn was born May 20, 1847 in Henry County, Georgia to William Osbourn and Permelia "Millie" Peniger.
He enlisted in the Confederate Army in the spring of 1863 with Company C, Baird's Texas Cavalry. During the New Mexico and Arizona Campaign, (led by Brigadier General H. H. Sibley) Colonel Spruce M. Baird and Lt. Colonel Daniel Showalter's regiments were added to the brigade.
Following the War, Osbourn moved back to Texas and worked as a farmer.
He was admitted into the Confederate Men's Home on February 14, 1923 and died there on September 16, 1934. Osbourn was buried at the Texas State Cemetery on September 17, 1934.
Information taken from Confederate Home Roster; Confederate Military History, Vol XV, Texas, published by Broadfoot Publishing, 1989; Confederate Pension Application, #26815 Llano County; Death Certificate; and http://www.osbournreunion.org/mccamey_smith_osbourn.htm.