Walter F. Watson

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Walter F. Watson
Co. E. 3. Tex. Cav.
April 15, 1911
Aged 71 yrs.
Full Name: Walter F. Watson
Location: Section:Confederate Field, Section 1 (F)
Row:C  Number:12
Reason for Eligibility: Confederate Veteran 
Birth Date: 1840 
Died: April 14, 1911 
Burial Date: April 16, 1911 
Confederate Home Roster Information:
Birth Place: Texas 
Occupation: Farmer 
Marital Status: Single 
Came To Texas: Native 
Residence: Nacadoches, Texas 
Admitted To Home: January 3, 1910 
Brigade: Ross's 
Regiment: 3rd Texas Cav. 

WATSON, WALTER F. (1840~1911) Walter F. Watson was born in Texas in 1840. During the Civil War, he served in Company E, 3rd Texas Cavalry, Ross? Brigade. The 3rd Texas Cavalry fought at Pea Ridge, Corinth, Holly Springs, Vicksburg, Atlanta, and the Franklin-Nashville campaigns. The 3rd was organized in June 1861 and surrendered on May 4, 1865 at Citronelle, Alabama by Lieutenant General Richard Taylor, commanding the Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana armies.

Watson lived in Nacogdoches, Nacogdoches County. He was a single farmer who suffered from rheumatism. On January 3, 1910 he was admitted to the Confederate Men?s Home where he died April 15, 1911.

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