Charles H. Saxon

SAXON, CHARLES H., SR. “1ST LIEUTEANT”, (Plot 4, Evergreen Cemetery), Born: November 17, 1820. Deceased: January 26, 1919. Enlisted in the service of the Confederate States of America , on April 27, 1861 and served “Honorably” as a “1st Lieutenant” in the 2nd Brigade “Texas Troops”, “Orange Light Guard”, C.S.A. This Company was consolidated in the fall of 1861 into Company “B”, 4th Regiment of “Texas Cavalry”, C.S.A. Also served in Company “I”, 13th Texas “Cavalry”, “Flowernaughts”, C.S.A., later “Dismounted”. He was at his time of enlistment a resident of Orange, Texas. He was “Honorably” discharged from said Confederate Service in May, 1865, by “Disbanding” of the Brigade by General W. Hardiman, at which time he held the rank of “1st Lieutenant”. (Obtained from “Southern Cross of Honor Application…his writing)

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