Lucius M. McAdams

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Lucius M McAdams
Co. K
Cav. Brig.
Aug. 1, 1944
Full Name: Lucius M. McAdams
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 (F)
Row:N  Number:4
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: January 16, 1845 
Died: August 1, 1944 
Burial Date: August 2, 1944 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Missouri 
Occupation: Farmer and Teacher 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1930 
Residence: Teague, Texas 
Admitted To Home: June 5, 1939 
Religion: Baptist 
Army: C. S. A. 
Regiment: Shelby's Cav. 
Company: K. Smith's 

MCADAMS, LUCIUS M. (1845 - 1844) Lucius M. McAdams, Confederate Veteran, was born January 16, 1845, at Chariton, Missouri. He enlisted in Company K, Smith's Cavalry, Shelby's Brigade.

After the war McAdams became a teacher. He came to Texas in 1930 - too late to qualify for the pension. He was admitted to the Texas Confederate Home on June 5, 1939, from Teague, Freestone County, Texas. During the war, McAdams fought in the battles at Pleasanton, Kansas and Newtonia, Missouri. He was later captured and held by the Union forces at Fort Smith, Arkansas. McAdams died on August 1, 1944, and was buried in the Texas State Cemetery.

Information taken from article "Quaint Booklet Tells of Founding of Confederate Home," The Houston Chronicle, The Art Gravure Magazine, Sunday, February 20, 1944.

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