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Owen W. Burton, Sr.

BURTON, OWEN W. SR., "CORPORAL", (Burial Unknown), Enlisted in the service of the Confederate States of America in February, 1862, and served "Honorably" as a "Private" in Company "I", 13th Texas "Dismounted Cavalry", "Flowernaughts", C.S.A. He was at his time of enlistment a resident of Orange County, Texas. He was "Honorably" discharged from said Confederate service in May, 1865, by Captain S. H. Fairchild of the 13th Texas "Infantry". At which time he held the rank of "Corporal". (Obtained from "Southern Cross of Honor" application…his writing). Received a Confederate pension from the State of Texas. Pension # 35636. (note: Company "I" was formed in Orange County, Texas.)

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