T. J. Allcorn

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T. J. Allcom
Co. E. 5. Tex. Cav.
Died April 18, 1910
Aged 72 yrs.
Full Name: T. J. Allcorn
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 (F)
Row:C  Number:45
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1838 
Died: April 18, 1910 
Burial Date:  
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Texas 
Occupation: Farmer 
Marital Status: Single 
Came To Texas: Native 
Residence: Brenham, Texas 
Admitted To Home: April 3, 1905 
Religion: Christian 
Army: Trans Mississippi 
Brigade: Green's 
Regiment: 5th Texas Cav. 

ALLCORN, T. J. (1838~1910) T. J. Allcorn, Confederate veteran, was born in Texas in 1838. On August 27, 1861, he enlisted in the Confederate Army in Brenham, Texas and was mustered into service as a private in San Antonio on September 4, 1861. Allcorn first served in Captain H. A. McPhaill‘s Company of the 2nd Regiment of Sibley‘s Brigade Texas Mounted Volunteers in New Mexico.

After Sibley‘s defeat in the West, the volunteers of the 2nd Regiment were assigned to the 5th Regiment of the Texas Cavalry in the Trans-Mississippi Department.

The 5th Cavalry fought in Louisiana at Cox‘s Plantation and Bayou Bourbeau. They troops were later moved to Huntsville, Texas, where they were disbanded before the Confederate surrender in June of 1865.

After the War, Allcorn returned to Brenham, where he worked as a farmer. On April 3, 1905, he was admitted into the Confederate Home in Austin. After living in the Home for 5 years, he died and was buried in the Texas State Cemetery. He had a nephew, W. A. Allcorn, who lived in Thorndale, Texas. According to his Confederate Home Roster, he was never married.

Information taken from Compiled Military Service Record, Confederate Home Roster and Civil War Soldier and Sailor System website at http://www.itd.nps.gov/cwss/.



Last name is misspelled on headstone. It should be Allcorn, not Allcom.

Entered by Administrator on 11/18/2002

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