George W. Baty

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G. W. Baty
Co. I. Elmores Reg.
Died Feb 21, 1908
Aged 81 yrs.
Full Name: George W. Baty
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 2 (D)
Row:P  Number:37
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1827 
Died: February 21, 1908 
Burial Date: February 22, 1908 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: South Carolina 
Occupation: Farmer 
Marital Status: Widower 
Came To Texas: 1851 
Residence: Taylor, Texas 
Admitted To Home: October 6, 1902 
Religion: Baptist 

Not very much is known about George W. Baty. He joined the 20th Regiment, Texas Infantry in the summer of 1862 at the age of 35, and was assigned to Company I. The 20th Regiment was comprised almost entirely of middle aged men and was assigned to the Trans-Mississippi Department. It served along the Texas coast from Galveston to the Sabine River until the surrender On June 2, 1865. Baty was from Austin and returned after the surrender where he died in 1908 at the age of 81, he was a resident of the Confederate Men's Home.

Sources: Texas State Cemetery Files, NPS Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, family letters on file


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