MCLANAHAN, W. F., “ENSIGN SERGEANT” “BUGLAR”, Enlisted in the service of the Confederate States of America, on the 1st day of June, 1861, and served “Honorably” as a “Ensign Sergeant” in Company “E” of the 3rd “Texas Cavalry”, C.S.A. He re-enlisted in June, 1862 in Company “F”, 10th Texas “Dismounted Cavalry”, C.S.A., for three years or during the War at Corinth, Mississippi. He was at his time of enlistment a resident of San Augustine, Texas. He was “Honorably” discharged from said Confederate service on the 9th day of March, 1865, by parole at Meridian, Mississippi, by Major General E. K. S. Canby, U. S. A. At which time he held the rank of “Bugler” of the 10th Regiment, “Estor’s Brigade”, “French Division”, Bis. Polk’s Corinth Army of Tennessee. (Obtained from “Southern Cross of Honor”, application…his writing).
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