GRESHAM {VETERAN  CSA}, WALTER - Galveston County, Texas | WALTER GRESHAM {VETERAN  CSA} - Texas Gravestone Photos

Walter GRESHAM {VETERAN CSA}

Lakeview Cemetery
Galveston County,
Texas

PRIVATE Confederate States Army
Company E
24 Virginia Cavalry
Civil War Confederate
1841 - 1920

Company E (Captain Benjamin F. Blake's Company) (first known as Captain Richard R. Hord's Company) many men were from King and Queen County, Virginia

The 24th Regiment, Virginia Cavalry was organized in June 1864, by consolidating eight companies of the 42nd Virginia Cavalry and two companies of Dearing's Confederate Cavalry. This unit served in General Gary's Brigade, Army of Northern Virginia, and fought in various conflicts around Richmond. Later it was involved in the Appomattox Campaign and surrendered with 19 officers and 144 men. Commanders were Colonel William T. Robins, Lieutenant Colonel Theodore G. Barham, and Major John R. Robertson.[1]
{courtesy of Family Search}

US Congressman. Elected to represent Texas's 10th District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1893 to 1895. Also served as a Member of the Texas State Legislature.
{Courtesy of Find A Grave}

Plot: Section E, Block 6, Lot 4

Contributed on 7/1/15 by tomannkill
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Record #: 80186

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Submitted: 7/1/15 • Approved: 7/2/15 • Last Updated: 7/2/15 • R80186-G0

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