WALKER, GEORGE TULLEY (1839~1925) George Tulley Walker was born in South Carolina in 1839, moved to Texas in 1858 and lived in Llano, Texas. He served as both lieutenant and captain of Company G, 11th Texas Infantry, Randal's Brigade, Walker's Division, Army of the Trans-Mississippi. Walker's obituary states he attained the rank of major by the end of the war, but pension records show his last rank as captain. Walker worked as a salesman and a caretaker. In 1858 he served as clerk for the Texas Senate and was a member of the State Capitol Police at the time of his death. He is reported to have served in that position for nine years. ]
Walker was admitted to the Confederate Men's Home on December 5, 1911, with his disability listed as a hernia. Released at his own request on May 28, 1912, he was readmitted on June 1, 1916 and then released again on September 23, 1918. Pallbearers at his funeral (date unknown) were Lon A. Smith, Judge June C. Harris, Judge James A. King, M.H. Dobbs, W.A. Achilles and John G. Palm. Mr. Walker was reinterred from Confederate Field Section D, Row A, Space 3 to Confederate Field Section 2, Row H, Space 3 in the summer of 1995 as part of the State Cemetery Restoration of 1995-1997.
BIBLIOGRAPHY: State Cemetery Records, Confederate Men's Home records, Pension #17070, Death certificate #10701, "Local Deaths", May 4, 1925, paper unknown.