Frederick Samuel Bass

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Col. T. S. BASS 1897
Col. 1st Tex Inf.
Hood's Brgade
Full Name: Frederick Samuel Bass
Location: Section:Republic Hill, Section 1 (C1)
Row:N  Number:3
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: June 1829 
Died: July 9, 1897 
Burial Date:  
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Virginia 
Occupation: Teacher 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1857 
Residence: Marshall, Texas 
Admitted To Home: December 14, 1894 
Division: Field's 
Brigade: Hood's 
Regiment: 1st Texas Inf. 
Company: Col. 

BASS, FREDERICK SAMUEL (1829~1897) Born in Brunswick County, Virginia in June 1829, Bass was an 1851 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute. He later taught at a military school in Marshall, Texas and became Captain of Company E, 1st Texas on May 28, 1861. He was promoted to Major on September 7, 1862 and again to Lt. Colonel on July 15, 1864. Bass was wounded at Darbytown Road on October 7, 1864 but successfully recovered and went on to become President of Marshall University in Marshall, Texas. He died in Austin, Texas on July 9, 1897 and is buried at the Texas State Cemetery.

BIBLIOGRAPHY: Krick, Robert K, "Lee's Colonels, A Biographical Register of the Field Officers of the Army of Northern Virginia", 2nd Edition Revised, Press of Morningside Bookshop, Dayton, Ohio, 1984; statements of family descendents.


#9066) Frederick Samuel Bass' headstone inscription is incorrect. It reads "T.S. Bass" instead of the more accurate "F.S. Bass".
Entered by Jennifer Aprea on 2/5/1999 9:26:29 AM

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