Calvin  Howard

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Calvin Howard
July 31, 1909
Aged 78 yrs.
Full Name: Calvin  Howard
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 (F)
Row:A  Number:13
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1831 
Died: July 3, 1909 
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Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: South Carolina 
Occupation: Farmer 
Marital Status: Married 
Came To Texas: 1852 
Residence: Austin, Texas 
Admitted To Home: August 1, 1902 
Religion: Methodist 
Brigade: Major's 
Regiment: Stone's 

HOWARD, CALVIN (1831~1909) Calvin Howard was born in 1831 in North Carolina. During the Civil War he served in Company K, Texas Cavalry, Stones' Regiment under the command of Chasm. The regiment was known as the 2nd Texas Cavalry, Partisan Rangers. They were also known as the 6th Texas Cavalry Regiment. He fought under J.W. Throckmorton who later served as Governor of Texas. The 2nd Cavalry fought in the Red River campaign, and was surrendered by E.K. Smith on May 26, 1865.

Howard lived in Austin, Travis County and was married to a Josephine Howard on December 3, 1883 in Johnson County, Texas. Josephine Howard was born in Giles County, Tennessee. Both her parents were born in South Carolina. The couple had a least one daughter named Mrs. Pete Frick and at least one son named Henry Howard both living in Houston at the time of mother's death. The wife died in Houston on April 14, 1934. He died on July 3, 1909.

Calvin Howard was a farmer before being admitted to the Confederate Men's Home on August 1, 1902 where he died July 31, 1909.

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