Bennett  Bass

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B. Bass
Co. H. Terrys Reg.
Died Jan. 21. 1909
Aged 79 yrs
Full Name: Bennett  Bass
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 (F)
Row:A  Number:22
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1832 
Died: January 21, 1909 
Burial Date: January 21, 1909 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: North Carolina 
Occupation: Farmer 
Marital Status: Married 
Came To Texas: 1858 
Residence: Woodville, Texas 
Admitted To Home: May 4, 1905 
Religion: Baptist 
Regiment: Terry's 

BASS, BENNETT (1830 ~ 1909). Confederate veteran Bennett Bass was born in 1830 in North Carolina.

During the Civil War he served in Company H, of Dave Terry's Regiment. This regiment was organized in 1864. They were surrendered by E.K. Smith on May 26, 1865.

Bass lived in Woodville,Tyler County for much of his life. However, he did spend four years in Comanche County where he farmed. He was married to a Melvina Johnson. He suffered from foot ailments and rheumatism when he was admitted to the Confederate Home on May 4, 1905.

Bass was discharged at his own request on May 26, 1906 and readmitted on August 27, 1908. He died at the Home on December 1, 1909 and was buried at the Texas State Cemetery.

Information taken from Texas State Cemetery file materials.


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