J. T. Story

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J. T. Story
Co. I.
62 Tenn. Inf.
Sept. 11. 1908
Aged 63 yrs.
Full Name: J. T. Story
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 (F)
Row:A  Number:28
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1845 
Died: September 11, 1908 
Burial Date:  
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Tennessee 
Occupation: Carpenter 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1880 
Residence: Paris, Texas 
Admitted To Home: January 20, 1901 
Religion: Baptist 
Division: Smith's 
Brigade: Vaughn's 
Regiment: 62nd Tennessee Inf. 

STORY, J. T. (1845 ~ 1908). Confederate veteran John T. Story was born in Tennessee in 1845.

During the Civil War he belonged to Company I, 62nd Tennessee Infantry, Vaughan's Brigade, Smith's Division. He enlisted in Confederate service at Newport, Cocke County, Tennessee. Story fought at the battle of Vicksburg and was taken prisoner. He was paroled July 4, 1863 and rejoined Confederate service.

Story moved to Texas in 1880 and lived in Paris, Lamar County where he was a member of the Baptist Church. He was widowed carpenter when he was admitted to the Confederate Men's Home at Austin. He was admitted on January 20, 1901 and he died at the Home on September 11, 1908.

Information taken from Texas State Cemetery file materials.

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